Javier Feito is Senior Counsel in Greenspoon Marder’s Entertainment, Media & Technology Industry Group. His practice focuses on a full range of domestic and international multi-media and corporate transactional and regulatory matters, including e-commerce and technology, entertainment industry transactions (rights acquisitions, talent related matters, live performance engagements, corporate structuring and acquisitions for entertainment and multi-media related entities), advertising, licensing, joint ventures, and commercial contracting and negotiations.
Mr. Feito’s clients have included television, internet, and mobile-based content producers and licensors, event producers, media and technology investors, website operators, international superstar talent, live performance venues, marketing agencies, brand owners, media providers, websites, above and below-the-line talent, media executives, and aviation companies. He has served as lead production counsel with respect to several high-profile television productions and web based commercial productions broadcasted in domestic and international markets. He served as lead counsel in the creation of a web-based live streaming concert series that garnered millions of streams. Most recently, he counseled a group of foreign airlines regarding the overhaul of their web properties to ensure compliance with the Air Carrier Access Act.
With experience as both outside and in-house counsel, prior to joining Greenspoon Marder, Mr. Feito was Senior Corporate Counsel to the largest Latin American air carrier in the world, where he managed legal matters related to passenger operations in addition to providing counsel on internet, e-commerce, new media, and advertising matters within the North American, Caribbean, Asia and Oceanic territories. In addition, he was responsible for oversight of regulatory compliance matters associated with the Department of Transportation for the company’s passenger operations, including direct management of the customer relation team and representation of the company against enforcement actions by the DOT related to aviation consumer protection and civil rights matters. Prior to this, Mr. Feito was Director of Legal Affairs for a Latin American media company that serves as a subsidiary to one of the largest broadband and telecommunications providers in the world. While there, he provided day-to-day general counsel services and in addition also negotiated several cross -border transactions, one of which included negotiating a multi-million dollar asset acquisition of various mobile carriers throughout Latin America.
Mr. Feito began his law practice with Greenspoon Marder partner, Leslie Jose Zigel, where he participated in a broad entertainment and multi-media practice for six years.
Mr. Feito’s background is equal parts senior in-house counsel for two multinational companies and as an attorney in Miami’s premier boutique multi-media entertainment law firm, ZIGLAW. His experience on “both sides” of the negotiation table make him a pragmatic and effective negotiator and “closer” providing effective counsel to his clients to secure profitable and practical agreements.
- J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 2007
- B.S., University of Miami, 2003
Professional and Community Involvement
- The Florida Bar, Entertainment, Art & Sports Law Section, Member
- Association of Corporate Counsel, Member
- American Bar Association
- Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industry, Member
- Science and Technology Law Sector, Member
- Attorney at Law Magazine, “South Florida Rising Stars,” 2018
- Jan 21, 2021 Greenspoon Marder Entertainment Attorneys Serve As Lead Counsel for Billboard Latin Music Awards
- Jul 29, 2020 Greenspoon Marder Entertainment Attorneys Serve As Lead Counsel For The Critical Thinking Movie Directed By John Leguizamo
- Jun 11, 2020 Greenspoon Marder Entertainment Attorneys Serve As Lead Counsel For the Jimmy Carter Rock and Roll President Documentary
- Apr 9, 2020 Greenspoon Marder Client Alert: Music Industry Relief and the CARES Act