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Jonathan B. Koby focuses his practice on the representation of talent and entertainment companies in transactional legal matters throughout the music and entertainment industries. His practice consists of advising and counseling clients across multiple musical genres with respect to the structuring and negotiation of a multitude of entertainment agreements and transactions, the development and implementation of long-term business and legal strategy, and helping clients navigate the complexities and issues surrounding the exploitation of music and related intellectual property rights in a rapidly evolving industry.

Jonathan represents both major and independent recording artists, songwriters, producers, record companies, music publishing companies, production companies, executives, management companies, music festivals, and various other creators and purveyors of music and entertainment content.

As a former talent manager and musician, Jonathan leverages his prior experience to bring a unique perspective and dynamic to his client relationships and representation.


  • Entertainment law
  • Talent representation
  • Recording, distribution and licensing agreements
  • Music publishing
  • Joint venture label agreements
  • Sponsorships and endorsements
  • Executive compensation agreements
  • Live performance and touring agreements

The attorney is providing legal services through and affiliated with Greenberg Traurig, LLP, a New York Limited Liability Partnership. Results may vary depending on your particular facts and circumstances.


Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, a Law360 “Media & Entertainment Practice Group of the Year,” 2022
  • Listed, Euromoney, Rising Stars, “Rising Star - Americas,” 2020

A description of the selection methodology for the above awards can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.


  • J.D., cum laude, Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, 2008
  • B.S., University of Delaware, 2005
  • New York
  • New Jersey
Admitted in New York and New Jersey. Not admitted in Georgia.