By maintaining a strong network of partners in the film, television, and music industries, The Hawn Law Firm provides a dynamic entertainment practice to the creative community. From serving as production counsel for syndicated television productions to negotiating a direct link to Hollywood for aspiring talent, The Hawn Law Firm offers cutting edge representation for major market and up-and-coming entertainment projects and creative talent alike.

Our Practice – What We Do


  • Talent Agency and Management Contracts
  • Personal Endorsements, Merchandising, Appearances and Product Placement Deals

Writers/Directors/Composers/Print Media

  • Licensing, Distribution and Content Agreements
  • Agent-Author Agreements, Publishing Agreements, Ancillary Rights Disposition and Magazine and Newspaper Syndication Matters
  • Royalty Agreements
  • Intellectual Property Rights, including Copyright and Trademark Infringement
  • Print and Online Media Issues

Motion Pictures/Television/Radio

  • Counseling and representing producers, writers, actors, directors, and crafts-persons
  • Production & distribution contracts
  • Host and Talent Agreements
  • Music Clearance, Screenplay Protection and Stock Footage Licenses
  • Project Financing Assistance and Investor Financing Arrangements
  • Option Agreements and other matters relating to underlying rights
  • Life story Rights Agreements
  • Production and Post Production and Trade Union Issues
  • Rights Clearance
  • Title Searches and Interpretation
  • Privacy, Publicity and Defamation Issues


  • Counseling and Representing Record Labels, Music Publishers, Producers, Recording Artists and Songwriters
  • Talent Agency and Management Contracts
  • Venue Negotiations
  • Music License, Recording and Producing Agreements, Touring-Related Agreements
  • Solo Artist/Band Name Protection, Copyrights, Recording, Publishing and Performance Contracts
  • Band Partnership Agreements

Visual Arts/Design/Theatre

  • Issues Related to the Protection of Graphic Design Elements in Products
  • Counseling and Representing Producers, Playwrights, Actors, Directors and Designers
  • Rental Agreements and Co-Production Agreements and other Performance Oriented Legal Issues
  • Structuring Financing and Production Entities
  • Production Services, Including Cast and Crew, Facilities, and Rights Deals

Our Clients - Who We Represent

  • Actors
  • Production Companies
  • Authors
  • Graphic & Performing Artists
  • Filmmakers
  • Media Companies
  • Musicians
  • Producers
  • Record Labels
  • Theatre Companies
  • Writers
  • Models