At Reed Smith, our music and entertainment focused-lawyers are considered market leaders throughout the world. We have a long history counseling clients – just like you – in every aspect of the traditional music business. Our professionals have guided the successful careers of Grammy-winning multi-platinum artists, iconic record producers, legendary songwriters, and highly successful promoters, executives and entrepreneurs in the business. We are uniquely qualified to represent both creative talent and companies in the digital era. Our lawyers have significant experience representing record labels in the purchase and sale of assets and negotiating complex distribution agreements and joint ventures. We regularly represent publishers and hedge funds in the purchase and sale of music publishing catalogues, as well as advising non-entertainment companies and advertising agencies in all music industry matters related to advertising and branding.    

Areas Of Focus

Catalog Acquisition and Sale
Dance Music
Digital Music
Endorsements and Sponsorship Deals