Miami, FL – August 23, 2019 – Greenspoon Marder partner and chair of the Entertainment, Media & Technology Industry Group, Leslie José Zigel, has joined the faculty of the University of Miami School as Law as an adjunct professor teaching Entertainment Law.
The course will introduce students to the entertainment industry as a business, and how that business informs legal decisions. The course will focus upon understanding various entertainment enterprises, and how their contracts integrate with their operations and finance departments, with an emphasis on preparing students to practice law in the entertainment industry.
Mr. Zigel, an alumnus of the University of Miami School of Law and former Editor-in-Chief of the University of Miami School of Law Inter-American Law Review, focuses on both the creative and business sides of the entertainment industries in the music, television, film and new technology sectors. His practice includes counseling clients in entertainment talent negotiations, record contracts, music and book publishing, providing outside general counsel services and assisting companies with corporate structuring, financing, operations, sales and acquisitions, trademarks, copyrights and employment advice. Additionally, Billboard magazine recently recognized Mr. Zigel among its “Top Music Lawyers” for 2019.
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