We focus on the representation of independent companies, financiers, artists, creators and cultural institutions for their contractual, intellectual property and business needs. Our practice serves all areas of artistic endeavors and the entertainment industry, including film, music, social media, fine arts and galleries; theater; and literary publishing and interactive media.
We focus on your transactional needs (contract drafting, review and negotiation), chain of title and rights issues, trademark and copyright registrations and overall corporate needs. Additionally, we have years of experience in negotiating and providing counsel on financing and distribution agreements. We're lawyers who aren't afraid of a little math.
Adam Davids has been counsel for either production, finance or distribution on over 80 films and tv series, operatic productions, rock bands, djs and labels, fine artists and gallerists and event promoters and companies with intellectual property roots and priorities. Mr. Davids has worked with outstanding talent and institutions in the entertainment industry. He holds a Bachelors of Arts from the University of Western Ontario, a Masters of Arts from Columbia University, received his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and is a Level I CFA. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Davids was Vice President – International of the New York Institute of Finance, Chief Executive Officer of the Global Association of Risk Professionals, finance director of the electronic music festival M3 and provided training services to the National Association of Securities Dealers (now FINRA) and the CFA Institute.
New York & Toronto