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Entertainment Law Services for artists

Navigating entertainment, production, digital media and technology


At Media Law Group, we combine our love of creative expression with innovative business strategy to help creative makers thrive in today’s evolving entertainment industry.



Whether you’re a new artist just getting started or a veteran of the entertainment business, we will help you find and execute opportunities that will take your career to new levels.



Business entity formation including corporations, special purpose production companies, loan out companies, music publishing companies, limited liability companies, etc.

Prepare and negotiate agreements including:

  • Band Agreements

  • Songwriter Splitsheets

  • Producer Agreements

  • Film Production Agreements

  • Contracts for Television licensing

  • Brand licensing

  • Literary Publishing Agreements



Help find investors*

Develop business plans and pitch presentations

Negotiate fundraising and financing agreements

*Note Media Law Group is not a licensed broker dealer



Establish intellectual property protection, registration, acquisitions, sales and licensing


Intellectual Property Licensing


Royalties and Residuals


Draft and negotiate contracts including:

  • Recording agreements

  • Tour support agreements

  • Merchandising

  • Music Rights

  • Production Agreements

  • Distribution Agreements

  • Representation Agreements

Media Law Group can also act as your virtual in-house counsel to address day-to-day corporate governance and other ongoing legal issues related to the management of your business. If you are a musical artist, we work closely with your management team to make sure your business runs smoothly.

Why work with Media Law Group to take your career to the next level.


As business development specialists, MLG can help you find the deal, paper the deal and implement the deal.


We’ve been in your shoes.


Our managing partner, Lara Lavi, is a veteran musician, singer and songwriter who has toured the world with Peter Gabriel, Buddy Guy, Sheryl Crow, The Band, Arrested Development, Bonnie Raitt, Carol King, Midnight Oil, The Neville Brothers and many others. She understands first-hand what it takes to build a successful career.


We're in it with you for the long haul.

We offer more than a quick in and out engagement. Our goal is to fuel your long-term growth plan.  This means we are part of the consequences of the work we take on together.


We turn your career into a business.

We believe that to succeed, you have to run your career as a profit-oriented business. We ensure that you have the legal, financial and marketing tools you need to find investors, generate a healthy income and satisfy those investors with a good return.


We are deal-makers


The bottom line is, we work to solve problems and create opportunities so you can focus on your passion. As a deal-making firm, we work with you to find new avenues for growth.


We are thankful to all the entrepreneurs and artists we work with for their kinds words.

"Lara goes the extra mile to make sure I can focus on creativity while she focuses on the business of my creativity. She always has my back, answers my questions in a way I can understand things, and is always one step a head keeping me on my game. My success is largely due to her business vision and my musical talent as a team." Macntaj

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"Lara is a gem to work with! I am very appreciative of her knowledge and dedication to providing successful solutions for her clients. Definitely would recommend to anyone looking for a music industry law professional."

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Lara is fabulous – she clearly cares about her clients and helped give me clear direction in a short amount of time.




We have teamed up with a number of organizations to offer you the end-to-end services you need to start your new business.


Financial services that take the pain out of running your business

We work with Blue J Financial to provide affordable, efficient, and on-demand accounting, tax, and finance support that allows you to focus on running your business without being burdened by the myriad financial tasks that need to be done.


Marketing to set your business on a growth path 

Through our partnership with Sugarbird Marketing, we help you go-to-market with branding, messaging, website, social media, public relations and more.

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