Miami, Fla – January 21, 2020 – Greenspoon Marder entertainment attorneys, Leslie José Zigel and Javier Feito, served as lead counsel for MBS Productions, the producer of the recent Billboard Latin Music Awards. The award ceremony was the first fully live TV music production since COVID-19 safety protocols were released. In their role as lead counsel, Mr. Zigel and Mr. Feito handled the event’s production legal and interfaced with the applicable unions and guild’s in addition to overseeing the implementation of SAG-AFTRA’s safety protocols.
Set to occur on April 23 in Las Vegas, the 27
th Billboard Latin Music Awards ceremony was postponed due to the Nevada Governor’s recommendations to limit the size of public gatherings for the prevention and containment of COVID-19. Thanks to the careful and thoughtful planning of the participating parties, the ceremony was a success by any measure. It reached 3.5 million total viewers, ranking as the number one Spanish-language special in primetime since the onset of the pandemic.
“We are thrilled to have been a part of making this award ceremony happen while still adhering to the COVID-19 protocols put in place to keep the artists and production teams safe,” Mr. Zigel stated. “Leslie and I understand how difficult this pandemic has been for many and are pleased to have been a part of bringing live music award ceremonies back to TV,” commented Mr. Feito.
In addition, Greenspoon Marder clients Carlos Vives was honored with the Hall of Fame award, Wisin received the Tropical Song of the Year award and Latin Rhythm Duo/Group of the Year award, and Pitbull performed as well.
About Greenspoon Marder
Greenspoon Marder is a national full-service business law firm with over 200 attorneys and offices across the United States. We are ranked among
American Lawyer’s Am Law 200, as one of the top law firms in the U.S. since 2015. Our firm was founded with the goal of providing the highest quality legal services at the highest value for our clients. Each of our clients is unique and so are their legal needs. We believe no one size fits all for professional services. Our lawyers offer flexible and creative solutions to meet our clients’ respective needs. Our mission is to understand the challenges our clients face, build collaborative relationships and craft solutions with a focus on strategic goals.
Natalie Villanueva, Director of Marketing
954.333.4308 | email@example.com
This Greenspoon Marder LLP Client Alert is issued for informational purposes only and is not intended to be construed or used as general legal advice nor a solicitation of any type. Please contact the author(s) or your Greenspoon Marder LLP contact if you have any questions regarding the currency of this information. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision. Before you decide, ask for written information about the lawyer’s legal qualifications and experience.