Over the past 25 years, Dickinson Wright
has developed a strong reputation and significant client base in the entertainment, sports and media industries across the United States and Canada. Our entertainment, sports and media lawyers are experienced and skilled in the broad range of laws applicable to disputes in these industries. We also understand the business issues that impact each industry, enabling us to identify and achieve the appropriate goals of our clients who are involved in civil, regulatory or criminal litigation.
Supporting a Diverse Client Base
Clients from across the entertainment, sports and media worlds turn to Dickinson Wright for legal advice and representation. We work with a broad range of music and entertainment-related organizations, including major music labels and publishers, television networks, film and video companies, special effects companies, concert promoters, ticket distribution agents, entertainment facilities, theatre production companies, merchandising and licensing companies and internet-based broadcasters. We regularly represent creative talent, including singers, songwriters, recording artists, actors and professional dancers. In the sports world, our team has represented professional coaches, managers and athletes, sports management firms, player agents, on-air media personalities, sports teams and leagues, sporting facilities, training academies, sports insurers, equipment manufacturers and sports publications. We are experienced with virtually every professional sport worldwide and are certified as player/agents by the MLB Players’ Association, the National Hockey League Players’ Association and the Professional Hockey Players’ Association.