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LEGAL SERVICES

Entertainment & legal.

Affordable, on-demand entertainment attorneys available to musicians, artists, writers, and athletes
Ensure compliance


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Avg price range

Costs largely depend on the complexity of the project, location, and other details. Speak with our experienced project managers to get an exact price based on your unique project requirements. 
 
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  • Entertainment projects

$1,000 - $3,000 avg.

LawTrades
Traditional Large Firm

Why get legal assistance

The entertainment lawyers at LawTrades have an abundance of experience in the media and entertainment industries, where they’ve represented established and emerging recording artists, songwriters, actors, producers, managers, record companies, publishing companies, television and movie studios, authors, athletes, and technology companies in their ongoing business affairs. Our attorneys also have solid relationships in the business-to-client representation, leveraging these relationships to create deal-making opportunities for clients. They understand the legal implications of your industry while helping you promote your career. To give you a sense of our top entertainment lawyers’ experience, they’ve represented the following clients in the past: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. NBC Hulu Playboy Comedy Central ICM Partners Paramount Pictures JK Rowling

The benefits

Ensure it’s a fair

It’s helpful to have a professional double-check things before signing anything. There are a lot of considerations when it comes to entertainment law so it’s worth having another set of eyes look at the legal stuff. 

Gain a fresh perspective 
 
Should you go back and negotiate things? Is this offer really worth it? An experienced entertainment business lawyer will consider your goals and lead you down the best route for your career.

How it works

Evaluate.

Our legal team evaluates your business needs and designs a custom solution for your legal strategy.

Deploy.

We deploy the right legal talent to the right projects– both aligned with your company's culture and priorities.

Integrate.

We onboard your lawyers and they start contributing, supported by our senior legal staff.

Iterate.

Expand and contract work based on the fluctuating needs of your business.

How it works

Evaluate.

Our legal team evaluates your business needs and designs a custom solution for your legal strategy.

Deploy.

We deploy the right legal talent to the right projects– both aligned with your company's culture and priorities.

Integrate.

We onboard your lawyers and they start contributing, supported by our senior legal staff.

Iterate.

Expand and contract work based on the fluctuating needs of your business.

Reviews

Ahamad K.

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Very smooth and responsive user interface. Efficient project management process and prompt and courteous lawyer interaction.

CHASE M.

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LawTrades is a great service to find affordable and helpful legal services. It's perfect for my start-up.

Joao C.

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It was fast, simple and painless. The site interface is a bit weird, but nothing that compromises the great service!

Sam H.

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Wes, was excellent all of the way around! Affordable. Precise. Easy to work with. Quick to Respond. Very informative.

Mohnish C.

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The lawyer I worked with - Jared - has been super responsive and helpful at all times

Tasha R.

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Ashkon was on top of everything. He did things done right away and he was very informative.

Donald S.

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Fair, flat-fee rates for excellent professional service!

Louise O.

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Jonathan Hood has been fantastic. He immediately kept me posted on everything and his advice was solid. I couldn't be more pleased with his work ethic and knowledge.

What people
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(100+ Positive Reviews)

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Anderson V.

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The response time was amazing, from the first time I entered my mobile continuing with some texts with the para. So easy, I started my process on a Saturday and had an appt for a consultation with an atty on Tuesday. I didn't have to speak with anyone to arrange the meeting and it was all managed over text. Atty has great reputation and was super responsive.

Kristen C.

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I was really nervous about finding a legal mind to review my contract, but using LawTrades was very straightforward and the staff were very attentive and helpful at each stage. I would definitely recommend to anyone looking for simple legal help.

Melanie W.

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Because the most difficult part of finding a lawyer was removed from my worries. I was able to focus on my business. Scheduling and the free consultation were also valuable giving me a piece of mind knowing I get to evaluate the lawyer before moving forward with them. The project managers were proactive, and made sure to reach me through all forms of communication as needed. Finally, my lawyer was very resourceful and I will be referring back them for more business.

Frequently asked
questions

What services are offered by LawTrades entertainment attorneys?
Our top entertainment lawyers can do it all. They can advise on strategic and business planning as well as all legal matters for small and mid-size entertainment industry businesses and freelancers. Also, our attorneys can draft, negotiate and administer all contracts governing development, production, intellectual property, financing, and distribution. The attorneys can also help with pre- and post-production licensing and ancillary distribution deals for media products as well as resolve outstanding legal and contractual disputes to help avoid costly litigation.
Can I just hire a regular attorney to help me?
You could, but it pays to have an expert to assist you. Our entertainment lawyers have many years of experience practicing in entertainment law. Between reviewing and drafting contracts, negotiating deals, acquisitions and licensing, as well as protecting various intellectual property, our lawyers know what to look for when it comes to the entertainment world.
Which states do you have entertainment lawyers in?
Although most of our entertainment lawyers call New York and California home, they usually can help clients in all states and some countries.
What is a copyright?
Copyright is a form of protection provided by the laws of the United States that gives certain exclusive rights to the authors of “original works of authorship,” including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic works such as poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software and architecture, and certain other intellectual works, whether published or unpublished. Registering a copyright establishes a public record, which can help prove ownership and is required if you ever need a copyright lawyer to sue for copyright infringement. When a work contains a valid copyright notice, an infringer cannot claim in court that s/he wasn’t aware the work was copyrighted.
Why should I use a lawyer over a “do it yourself” website?
Because doing it right is priceless. Do it yourself sites have limitations, largely in that their forms are standardized and there’s a good chance necessary information particular to your needs is lacking.