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Miami Record Label & Producer Attorney

Legal Services for Producers and Record Labels

Behind the making of a performer is a network of business professionals. From managers to producers to executives at record labels, a variety of people can have a hand in the success of an artist. At the law firm of Manos Schenk, we understand the business behind the music. We offer entertainment law services to help producers and record label executives establish their businesses and relationships in an effort to allow them to focus on what they do best - creating and promoting entertainment product - while we worry about the legal matters and keeping the client out of trouble.

Miami Record Label & Producer AttorneyMiami Record Label & Producer Attorney

Miami entertainment law attorney Tom J. Manos has blended his passion for music with his legal skills and understanding of the industry to protect the best interests of producers and record labels.  Mr. Manos' background as a professional musician and producer has given him a unique perspective which he uses in establishing business relationships with well-defined contracts.  From the formation of a new record label to signing on a new artist, we can help protect your business and help you to succeed.

Contact our Miami-based law firm online or call 305-341-3100 to speak with a highly skilled Miami entertainment legal professional. When you select our law firm, we will treat you like family — our philosophy is that family comes first.

Florida Record Contract Lawyers Support the Formation of New Labels

One of the most important steps in establishing a new record label is defining its legal structure and drafting the documents it will use in its transactions on a regular basis. The decisions made at this early stage can ultimately influence the record label's success and longevity.  Miami entertainment business formation lawyer Manos offers extensive experience working with record labels throughout the country. He knows the right steps to take in helping you determine the best structure for your record label and can point you in the right direction. Attorney Manos will work with you to examine your legal documents, business relationships, finances, overhead, and long-term goals when recommending the best course of action.

Miami Record Label & Producer Attorney

At the Miami-based international law firm of Manos Schenk, we are available to address your record label's ongoing entertainment law needs. Part of our work includes developing solid contracts that outline the scope of your label's business relationship with new artists. Well-written contracts can minimize the risk of litigation through defining critical details, including:

  •     Rights to trademarks and copyrights
  •     Royalties
  •     Ownership interests
  •     Payment structures
  •     Recording budget planning and logistics
  •     Artistic control
  •     Publishing
  •     Licensing
  •     Merchandising
  •     Marketing
  •     Management
  •     Touring
  •     Multi-media interaction
  •     Product endorsements
  •     360 contracts
  •     Operating agreements
  •     Buyouts

We also have experience representing producers who have their own record labels.  Attorney Manos knows first-hand the business side of owning a record label after having successfully produced and distributed records himself.  He is available to address all of your legal needs, whether you are considering forming a record label or would like to form a relationship with a label.

Experienced Advocacy You Can Trust

Miami Record Label & Producer AttorneyAt the Miami-based international law firm of Manos Schenk, we understand that creative ideas can jump start new business deals.  Unfortunately, verbal agreements or plans written on a napkin can quickly escalate into legal disputes.  When a dispute erupts, we will offer strong advocacy tempered with sound judgment in pursuit of a favorable resolution without putting valuable business relationships at risk.  We have the skills, resources, and legal knowledge to effectively handle a wide range of disputes, including:

  •     Artist contract disputes
  •     Copyright infringement disputes
  •     Disputes over song royalties
  •     Disputes over percentages and compensation

If a case goes to trial, we devote substantial resources to preparing every dispute for a favorable verdict.  We consult expert witnesses and forensic accountants as needed to demonstrate industry standards and the scope of damages involved.  We love juries and juries love us.  Trial is "show time" for us.  Our focus on demonstrating fault and damages, and our comfort level and fondness for the courtroom often forces our opponents to settle to avoid paying more at trial.

Contact Our Entertainment Law Firm Today

Miami Record Label & Producer Attorney

Contact the law office of Manos Schenk online or call 305-341-3100 to speak with an attorney who understands the music industry. We apply our legal background and passion for music in support of record labels and producers.


Manos Schenk is located in Miami, Florida, and serves Miami as well as the surrounding South Florida communities, including Aventura, Kendall, Coral Gables, Homestead, Pinecrest, Hialeah, Miami Beach, Doral, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Key Biscayne, Coconut Grove, Palm Beach, South Beach, Miami-Dade County, Broward County, Palm Beach County and Monroe County.



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| Phone: 305-341-3100

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