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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, … 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...

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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 … 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

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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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Has anybody retooled from entertainment litigation to transactional? Thinking about making a switch, but not sure I’d really like it.

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Would anyone in either in house or a firm in LA or NY be willing to chat with me for informational purposes? I’m currently in big law in corporate and looking to transition to entertainment and would … more

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Does anyone work at Hulu? What is their culture like since the Disney acquisition?

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Hi, what questions would you suggest someone ask an in-house or boutique firm entertainment attorney during an informational interview??

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Hi there, I’m really interested in working in the entertainment industry—specifically the studios / tv development and production side of things. Is there anyone in this group that does this kind of … more

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Hello! A friend has received a deal with a record label and he wants to review the contract with an entertainment lawyer before he signs it. Anyone here offer that service/what is your fee?
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I’m taking the NY bar in February and FL bar in July. Any advice on getting into a contracts drafting role or in-house for a record label in either of these states? My experience is limited to only ta… more

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I’m a new patent prosecution associate and unfortunately only just now realized that maybe prosecuting patents isn’t something I want to do long term. I loved copyright (and trademark) in law scho… more

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Any tips on how to transition to entertainment law? Like skills to build? CLEs to take? How to become more appealing to entertainment firms and companies?
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Might have an interview with the legal team at a studio. Junior role, TV production, 0-3 years experience, I have about 1 year. What skills/qualities should I highlight? And what makes a good in-house… more

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For NBCUniversal Media! Can anyone enlighten me on the current WFH/hybrid situation at NBCUniversal? Also, any … more

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Party A (licensee) signed a non-exclusive license with B (licensor). B subsequently signs an exclusive license with C (second license). … more

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What is the best firm for entertainment litigation in LA?

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Hello everyone, does anybody have any insight on the paramount business and legal affairs fellowship? If so, could I dm with questions?

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Hi everyone, I’m currently a junior in big law working in IP and Tech Transactions. My goal is to go in house at a film studio and practice production law. I’m having trouble figuring out how I transi… more

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i studied business law with a focus on international corporate law and have been working in bankruptcy law for two years now. During my studies I worked in the entertainment industry for five years as… more

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I just interviewed for a business affairs manager/entertainment lawyer position. No prior experience in this area, previously have worked in insurance law and M&A. Any insight into the field, pros… more

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