The matters listed below represent a sampling of engagements successfully concluded over the past few years.

Previous business-related matters include:

  • Representation of executor and sole beneficiary with respect to multiple business interests included in an estate

  • Negotiation of lease terms on behalf of restaurateur expanding into second location

  • On-going representation of senior museum executive with respect to various employment matters

  • Led legal team in connection with purchase of US-based entity from Chinese state news service, Xinhua

  • Representation of a start-up medical device company, including guidance regarding key hires and angel investor issues, and negotiation of prototype development agreement

  • Successful negotiation of physician-practice agreements for multiple physician clients working in a variety of medical settings

  • Negotiation of multiple reseller agreements for telecommunications hardware distributor

  • Corporate restructuring of an automobile dealership in connection with key personnel changes

  • Amicable resolution of protracted “business divorce” among founding members of a financial services firm

  • Management of trademark portfolio of an intellectual property holding company

  • Advice and counsel to a start-up software company in connection with appropriate entity structure, and preparation of operating agreement, employment and independent contractor agreements and restrictive covenant agreements with all parties

  • Restructuring of affiliated real estate development and management companies to minimize tax and liability exposures

Previous arts, entertainment, and sports-related matters include:

  • Representation of world-class athletes (active and retired) with regard to various business and personal matters

  • Counsel to emerging director of comedic video productions

  • Negotiation of complex license agreement for independent documentary film production company seeking sensitive archival materials for use in film project

  • Counsel to groundbreaking non-profit digital journalism venture

  • Review of non-fiction manuscript and counseling of co-authors regarding use of third party content

  • Negotiation of license of photographic images to major research university archive

  • Negotiation of life story rights resulting in option purchase by recent Academy Award® winning director

  • Resolution of claims on behalf of award-winning photographer against multiple infringing parties

  • Representation of celebrity contestant on popular television program Dancing With the Stars

  • Negotiation of an appearance by a well-known sports personality on a popular U.K.-based reality television program

  • Representation of a sculptor commissioned by both the City of Philadelphia and the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority to create significant public artworks

  • Negotiation of multi-year sports commentating agreements with cable television sports networks in US and UK, on behalf of on-air talent

  • Successful negotiation with both literary agency and publisher for sale of rights to important non-fiction public policy works, on behalf of author

  • Successful defense and settlement of claims of copyright infringement brought by a photographer against a Philadelphia-based performing arts company

  • Licensing of the name, image and likeness of a well-known personality and civil rights activist to a multinational credit card issuer in connection with an affinity credit card

  • Representation of “talent” with respect to numerous endorsement and spokesperson matters, internet/television campaigns, and documentary film productions

  • Successful resolution of claims of trademark infringement brought by Fortune 100 company against a Philadelphia talent agency and artist

  • Representation of a well-known public figure with respect to speaking engagements, television and radio, and other public appearances

  • License of name, likeness and image of iconic athlete to EA Sports for use in multi-platform video game