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2L with two summer offers. The first is an internship with a well respected news outlet. Bc of financing, it is not likely they will offer a full time job. It is also in another state, so the ability to st… more

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What are some great entertainment industry companies to go in-house at? By great, I mean work culture, business outlook, and just happy places to work. Thank you!

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2nd year (will be a 3rd year in a few months) at a boutique talent side firm in a HCOL area. What should I realistically be making? Considering making a switch and honestly deciding whether it's j… more

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Although the market isn’t great right now, what are some good exit opportunities for someone at a big entertainment law firm practice, without a significant cut in pay? Studios, a big 3 agency, etc?

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Roughly what salary should a 6th year litigation attorney be making at a boutique entertainment firm in CA with <35 attorneys? What is the average bonus and increase in base salary each year?

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How did folks find opportunities at boutique entertainment firms? Are there niche recruiters in the LA area/did you stumble across job postings? I have been on the lookout via LinkedIn for the last ye… more

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I’m thinking about quitting the practice of law and pursuing a creative career. Might try going to film school or getting into an MFA program. Curious if anyone has heard of any lawyers successful doi… more

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This bowl seems pretty quiet....just wondering if there's any LA entertainment lawyers in here who'd be interested in meeting up for lunch or dinner. Feel free to DM.

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Any book recommendations on entertainment law? I’ve been loyal to one book I bought in law school but looking to add more to my bookshelf!

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Just applied to a Legal Coordinator job with a well-known event company (EDM space, LiveNation).
A year and some change experience as a paralegal, 2 BA’s and a minor in related fields, 6 years as a tour photographer/tour ma… more

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I'm a third year associate that has done general banking work at a big law firm in New York but I want to lateral into doing entertainment transactional work, primarily music leaning. Does anyone … more

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Has anyone made the jump from private practice to in house? What are your thoughts? How did it go?

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Does anyone have book recommendations on how films are financed?

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Saw a posting for DLA’s media and entertainment group. I understand they do more corporate work but for media clients (and do a little traditional entertainment work as well). Hoping to break into the… more

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6th year private equity funds associate curious about making a career change and have always been interested in the entertainment industry. Any tips for someone with 0 entertainment law experience try… more

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Anyone hiring in the Nashville, TN area?

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What are some salary ranges for entertainment lawyers—whether at a big firm, boutique or in house? I know it can vary widely which is why I’m curious.

I’ll start. 4th year, entertainment transactional… more

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Paramount Legal Affairs Fellowship - Has anyone done or know someone who has done this fellowship? thoughts?

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Know your worth Kings 😎

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Is it really worth going in-house at a media & entertainment company, or is it better to stay at a firm practicing entertainment law if you can? There’s obviously likely a pay cut going in-house, but are the … more

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I went to law school because I wanted to eventually represent musicians (think bands and singer songwriters). Any advice as to firms that represent major/indie labels in the music industry? I live i… more

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Want to make the jump to entertainment law. Currently a 3rd year working in L&E defense. I network heavily, so I can meet the right people at some point. But what’s my edge? Any books I should rea… more

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In 2022 an acquaintance of mine won a Grammy, and another became the touring manager for a top 10 DJ. Afraid to sound bitter if I post anything like this IRL so here I am...

Was raised in an immigrant … more

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Anyone on here actually working in the biz, not looking for job advice, and wants to talk shop? Just curious. Message me.

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Current big law 4th year associate (transactional) and have been looking to transition to an entertainment focused role (in house or at a law firm). Im having the most difficulty getting a foot in the… more

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Hey yall, considering a switch from my gov litigation job to an entertainment boutique. I know opportunities to retool into entertainment postgrad are rare. However, the boutique only has 2 attorneys … more

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Got an offer at a boutique firm, they are offering mid-100k (3 YOE, but I’m retooling). Great opportunity (like, I really love everything about it), and I’m prepared to take a pay cut, but the salary … more

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Currently work in-house for a luxury house of fashion brands in NYC and want to make a move to a law firm focused on media, entertainment, technology. I currently handle commercial transactions in the… more

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Just graduated this spring, working at an indie label. Loving the creative aspects of working with clients for marketing but I’ve always had law school in the back of my mind. Would anybody be open to… more

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Any entertainment law opportunities in DC? I’m currently in LA practicing in the industry, but all my family is back on the east coast.

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I’m an associate at a personal injury firm in FL where I’ve been able to learn tons about litigation and get to help people every day….but I also want to get into entertainment law (it’s a dream that I can’… more

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Does anyone have any video and/or course/seminar recommendations for learning about music-related agreements?

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What's it like working as lawyer for sports teams? This is my next pivot idea --sports team or athletic brand or agency

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Does anyone know of a boutique or mid size firm hiring for an entertainment attorney in Atlanta, GA area?

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Still learning the music business but have been in it for past few years. Built great relationships with a lot of artists at labels - i don’t have a law degree but would it be possible to partner with… more

What’s one thing about being an entertainment lawyer that ppl are surprised to find out?

This might be extremely niche, but does anyone here work on content acquisition/production for a streaming service, studio or platform? If so, what kinds of resources or trade groups do you find helpf… more

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Might be extremely niche, but does anybody have any entertainment/media industry podcasts that they enjoy listening to?

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