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Gain an Ally in the Industry

Trying to make it alone in the entertainment industry? The truth is that most managers and agents will never have your best interests at heart. You need a dedicated entertainment lawyer who can stand with you as your career continues to grow. At Next Level Legal, we empower creators like you with personalized guidance and one-on-one support. Avoid early pitfalls in your career, gain leverage at the negotiating table and let your voice be heard.

Whether you are a musician, actor, filmmaker, innovator, or any other creative professional, having a knowledgeable and trustworthy legal advisor by your side can make all the difference in navigating the complex world of contracts, copyright, and intellectual property rights.

you are not alone

You don’t have to climb the ladder alone. Hire a lawyer to:

All you have to do is focus on honing your talent and putting yourself out there. We’ll handle the rest.

The industry wants you to believe that a “handshake deal” is enough – it’s not! Have an attorney in your corner to make sure everything is memorialized in writing. If you need to create or modify a contract, you need an attorney by your side.

Make your requirements known at the negotiating table.

At Next Level Legal, we protect our clients’ rights and finances by reviewing, drafting and negotiating their contracts. Some of the services we can provide include:

Intellectual Property Rights

Trademarks, Branding, Copyright, Licensing, artistic protection, and more.

Music Law

Label Counsel, Compositions & Sound Recording Copyrights, Royalty Collection, Synchronization & Master Use Licensing, Harry Fox Agency – Compulsory Mechanical Licensing, Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC), Performing Rights Organization (i.e., ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, GMR), Sound Exchange, Split Sheets, Merchandising Agreements, Publishing & Co-Publishing, Producer Agreements, Band Partnership Agreements, and more.

Film Law/TV Law

Option-Purchase Agreements, Life Story Rights, Writer Agreements, Director Agreements, Producer Agreements, Actor Agreements, Crew Agreements, Location Agreements, Publicity Releases, Submission Releases, Composer Agreements, Licenses (Master Use and Synchronization Licenses), Music Supervisor Agreements, and more.


Book Publishing – Digital & Physical, Author Agreements, Option Agreements for Film & Television, Merchandise, Writers Guild of America (WGA), Rights Licensing & Clearance, Social Networking & Blogs, Releases & Consents, Privacy & Publicity Rights, and more.

PR/Social Media/Influencers

Services Agreements & Statements of Work, Independent Contractors & Work-for-Hire Agreements, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Compliance, Advertising & Promotion laws, Celebrity Endorser Agreements, Influencer Agreements, Talent Agency Negotiations, Management Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA), and more.

Fitness & Wellness

Releases & Waivers, Client Agreements, Liability Disclosures, Instructor Agreements, Studio Rental, Contractors v. Employee Guidance, and more.


Photography Services Agreements, Work-for-Hire Agreements, Licensing Agreements, Gallery Exhibit Agreements, Sales Agreements, Copyright Registration, and more.

Managers & Agents

Manager-Talent Agreements, Agent-Talent Agreements, 360 Deal Advice & Counsel, Touring & Live Performance, Merchandise, Legal Disputes, Representing Minors (Cal. Labor Code 1700.37) & “Coogan” Accounts, Licensing & Bonding in California (CA Labor Code 1700), and more.