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  • Dahan Law Group

Entertainment and Business Law

OUR SERVICES

Dahan Law Group, P.C. is a full service entertainment and business law firm which handles all transactional aspects of music, film, television, and business industry.

Areas of Specialization

Music Law

Dahan Law Group represents recording artists, producers, songwriters, managers, publishing companies, production companies, and  independent record companies, in all legal and business matters relating to the music industry including contract drafting and negotiation, counseling, copyright administration, licensing, live performances, and music distribution including digital downloading and streaming.

Music industry agreements we draft, review, and negotiate include:

  • Recording agreements
  • Publishing agreements
  • Production agreements
  • Management agreements
  • Producer agreements
  • Side-Artist agreements
  • Songwriters agreements
  • Collaboration agreements
  • Mixer agreements
  • Soundtrack agreements and all types of agreements pertaining to film and TV
  • Merchandising agreements
  • Personal appearance agreements and artist tour riders
  • Concert tour agreements
  • Concert sponsorship agreements
  • Artist endorsement agreements
  • Employment agreements
  • Video director and production company agreements
  • All types of agreements pertaining to the digital distribution of music via the Internet such as downloading, streaming, and webcasting.

On select representative matters, Dahan Law Group may shop music to various record labels, publishing companies, production companies, or management companies, in order to assist clients in securing career-changing deals.

Film and Television Law

Dahan Law Group represents actors, writers, directors, and producers in Film and Television matters. Our Film and Television Practice capabilities include matters related to:

  • Development and production agreements
  • Licensing agreements
  • Shopping agreements
  • Options and acquisitions of properties
  • Joint ventures and co-productions
  • Director, producer, writer, talent and crew agreements
  • Production structures
  • Distribution
  • Ancillary rights agreements
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Insurance issues
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Buying/selling program libraries
  • Copyright/trademark/rights of publicity

Business Law

Dahan Law Group represents small to medium sized businesses, startups, and entrepreneurs on a wide range of business transactional matters, including:

  • Business formation and entity selection
  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating partnership agreement, operating agreements, and shareholder agreements
  • Purchase and sale of businesses and business property
  • Business counseling and consulting
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Employment agreements and termination agreements
  • Business contracts
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Copyright and trademark protection
  • Dispute resolution
  • And many others

Talent Representation

Dahan Law Group represents successful artists and entrepreneurs in music, motion picture, television, social media, and digital business. The firm’s talent clients include numerous award winning artists, writers, and producers. In addition to established figures, Dahan Law Group advises many of today’s emerging talent who set the trend and lead the future of the industry. Dahan Law Group advises and navigates talent through the complexities of the entertainment industry and assists talent in securing career-changing deals by shopping content to various record labels, publishing companies, studios, and networks. Legal fees for talent representation can be on either a percentage basis, hourly basis, or flat fee basis, depending on the talent’s particular situation.

About Dahan Law Group

Dahan Law Group is an entertainment and business law firm based in Beverly Hills, California, specializing in representing recording artists, songwriters, producers, actors, directors, influencers, entrepreneurs, independent record labels and production companies, and small to medium sized businesses in connection with transactional law matters such as contract drafting and negotiation, counseling, and dispute resolution in the entertainment and business field. The firm was started by Avi Dahan and works together with a vast network of skilled and experienced attorneys to deliver world-class quality service.

AVI DAHAN, ESQ.

Avi Dahan is an entertainment and business attorney based in Beverly Hills, CA. Mr. Dahan’s practice focuses on contract drafting and negotiation, counseling, and dispute resolution, in entertainment, media, intellectual property, and business law. Mr. Dahan represents recording artists, songwriters, producers, actors, entertainment industry professionals, entrepreneurs, and small to medium sized businesses in all transactional business and legal matters.

Before forming Dahan Law Group, Mr. Dahan worked for Johnson & Johnson, LLP, where he litigated high profile entertainment cases including copyright infringement, defamation, misappropriation and breach of contract claims, on behalf of celebrity recording artists, songwriters, producers, filmmakers, and actors. Mr. Dahan also worked for Rothenberg P.C., a prestigious boutique music law firm, where he represented high profile recording artists, songwriters, and producers, drafted and negotiated various entertainment contracts, and resolved music industry disputes. Before joining Rothenberg, P.C. Mr. Dahan worked for Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton’s Entertainment, Technology, and Advertising group where he counseled clients, drafted and negotiated film and TV agreements, and litigated high profile copyright and trademark cases across various industries including music, film, television, radio, technology, and fashion.

Prior to Law School, Mr. Dahan worked for William Morris Endeavor, Live Nation, and Columbia Records, learning the ins and outs of the entertainment business and gaining a deep understanding of the industry customs and practice.

Mr. Dahan earned his Juris Doctorate from USC Gould School of Law, graduated in the top 10% of his class, and was selected for the Order of the Coif. Mr. Dahan also earned his B.S. degree in Accounting from Cal State University of Northridge, where he graduated with honors.

In addition to his passion for law, Mr. Dahan enjoys playing guitar, producing music, DJing, traveling the world, and food tasting.

OF COUNSEL ATTORNEYS

Dahan Law Group often collaborates with a vast network of attorneys who specialize in various fields of law. Dahan Law Group often engages these attorneys as co-counsel on select matters such as complex or unique transactions, litigation, or other legal services outside of Dahan Law Group’s specialization.

(310) 906-1706

9171 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

adahan@dahanlawgroup.com

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