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JSEL recently sat down with Patrick Ragen, an Associate at Ziffren Brittenham in Los Angeles, which specializes in negotiating, structuring, and executing transactions in the entertainment and media industries. Patrick is an attorney in the firm’s film and television group, representing writers, actors, athletes, directors, producers, production companies, and rights holders in the film, television, […]
In the midst of the ongoing debate over student-athlete compensation and the expansion of Name, Image, and Likeness rights, a Professor at Georgia Tech, and former college athlete himself, Baratunde Cola, has proposed a unique idea: have student-athletes create nonprofit organizations to receive endorsement money, have those athletes pay themselves a portion of the incoming […]
Loren Cheri Shokes received her J.D. from Harvard Law School (2017), her B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of California, Los Angeles (2013), and is the author of Life After Death: How to Protect Artists’ Post-Mortem Rights, 9 Harv. J. Sports & Ent. L. 27 and Note, Financing Music Labels in the Digital Era […]
On Thursday, October 29th, 2020, JSEL sat down with a legendary practitioner in the entertainment industry — Bruce Tobey, head of the Entertainment and Media Practice at O’Melveny and Myers. Mr. Tobey is a highly regarded entertainment transactions lawyer with more than a decade of executive experience. His practice covers all aspects of production, distribution, […]
In December, prominent sports attorney Jim Acho sat down with Madison Martin (’21) to discuss his career in the industry, the NFL Players’ Association, and the future of collective bargaining and concussion lawsuits in the NFL. Acho is a partner at Cummings, McClorey, Davis, & Acho, P.L.C. In 2015, Jim made national news when was nominated for and ran for Executive […]