What is a Music Lawyer?

Music Lawyer Job Description

Music industry lawyers specialize in legal issues pertaining to the music industry. They may be involved in reviewing contracts, negotiation, intellectual property protection and preparing investment packages.



Typical Job Duties

• Review and negotiate contracts on behalf of a client

• Ensure contract reflects actual deal that client has agreed to

• May alter contract prior to approval to meet client’s needs

• Represent the client in lawsuits

• May be involved in acquiring the rights to a song

• Handle location releases for video shoots or performances


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