Associate Attorney @ Hall, Dickler, Kent, Friedman and Wood, LLP
Pepperdine Graziadio Business School
Sally Koenig is a skilled transactional music and entertainment lawyer with over 20 years of experience in deal structuring and negotiations. Sally has represented and advised various content creators and stakeholders in a wide variety of entertainment and business matters. Koenig Law Offices services clients, throughout the United States, as well as internationally, who value hands-on, attentive
Sally Koenig is a skilled transactional music and entertainment lawyer with over 20 years of experience in deal structuring and negotiations. Sally has represented and advised various content creators and stakeholders in a wide variety of entertainment and business matters. Koenig Law Offices services clients, throughout the United States, as well as internationally, who value hands-on, attentive lawyering, thoughtful, strategic and practical business advice and competitive billing rates.
Specialties: Entertainment Law
Founding Partner @ Sally's Smart (R) is a specialty foods brand, sold nationwide in over 500 premium and natural foods retailers, specializing in heart healthy, low sodium, artisanally produced snack foods. www.sallyssmart.com From May 2010 to Present (5 years 8 months) Entertainment Lawyer @ Representation of creatives and rights holders with a concentration in the music industry, including artists/bands, songwriters, personal managers, music producers and record labels.
Outside General Counsel to talent, executives and companies in the entertainment and technology fields where responsible for reviewing, interpreting, drafting and negotiating a wide variety of agreements in order to provide rights analysis or the transfer of rights, including: recording agreements; producer agreements; composer agreements; music publishing agreements; management agreements; service provider agreements; production services agreements; license agreements; option agreements; employment agreements; work-for-hire agreements; confidentiality/NDA/non-circumvention agreements; investor agreements; brand representation agreements; lease agreements and distribution agreements.
Additional practice areas include film, non-scripted/reality television, literary, internet and eCommerce, production and post-production services, technology, advertising, sweepstakes (including rules drafting, state and federal compliance, registration and bonding) and promotions, apparel (retail, licensing and manufacturing), natural foods, licensing, acquisition and sale of businesses, sponsorships and endorsements, corporate governance, IP protection and trademark filing, rights clearance and procurement, representation of sports teams and athletes, representation of minors in the entertainment industry and representation of upper echelon executives in the entertainment industry in their employment agreement negotiations. From 1997 to Present (18 years) Associate Attorney @ Ms. Koenig joined the Los Angeles office of Hall Dickler Kent Friedman & Wood, LLP as an associate attorney where she supported the Los Angeles branch's four Partners and represented the firm's blue chip clients in the areas of music distribution, music publishing, recording artist and composer representation, film, television, licensing, advertising and sweepstakes and apparel. From 1996 to 1998 (2 years) Associate Attorney @ Ms. Koenig was an Associate with the firm of Neville L. Johnson & Associates working in the areas of entertainment litigation (primarily in royalty compliance, anti-piracy, breach of contract, copyright infringement, defamation and privacy) where she assisted in a number of high profile cases and additionally handled the firm’s transactional business, law clerk hires and supervised the office manager, law clerks and subordinate Associates attorneys. From 1991 to 1995 (4 years)
JD, Entertainment Law @ Southwestern Law School From 1989 to 1992 MBA, Strategic Planning @ Pepperdine University, The George L. Graziadio School of Business and Management From 1987 to 1989 BA, English Literature @ Boston University From 1979 to 1983 10th-12th @ Colorado Rocky Mountain School From 1976 to 1979 Evanston Township High School From 1975 to 1976 Sally Koenig is skilled in: Licensing, Intellectual Property, New Media, Film, Television, Music Law, Document Drafting, Advertising and Promotions Law, Sports Law, Strategic Planning, Legal, Music Publishing, Film Production, Entertainment Law, Music
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