Entertainment Law

The attorneys of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP use their extensive experience, problem-solving skills, and relationships to assist clients with many complex and diverse issues related to entertainment.

Not only are our attorneys well versed in general business matters, but we are sharply attuned to the unique needs and practices of those involved in all facets of the entertainment industry. We provide a wide array of services, including negotiating and documenting agreements related to:

  • Film, Television, and Video (acquisition, development, financing, production, and distribution agreements)
  • Talent Representation (actor, writer, director, producer, social media influencer agreements)
  • New Media (internet, wireless, and mobile programming agreements)
  • Music (recording, publishing, production, and distribution agreements)
  • Licensing and Merchandising (licensing, merchandising, permission, and celebrity endorsement agreements)
  • Event Production (theme parks and pop-up experience agreements)


  • Represented Producer/Songwriter client in connection with the sale of their publishing catalogue
  • Represented multiple DJ clients in connection with their Las Vegas nightclub residency Agreements
  • Represented recording artist client in connection with their worldwide tour agreement
  • Represented multiple clients in connection with worldwide publishing/administration agreements
  • Represented music client in connection with the creation of a branded cruise ship music festival
  • Represented client in connection with the creation of a sports agency