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Jeff Biederman is an entertainment attorney representing clients in the areas of music, film, television, branding, fashion, advertising, and digital media. Jeff’s clients include recording artists, producers, composers, managers, and executives in the music industry, as well as studios, publishing companies, actors, athletes, writers, designers, apparel and accessory companies, and advertising agencies, both throughout the United States and internationally.

Competenze

Esperienze Professionali - Attività Accademiche

  • Represented Round Hill Music Royalty Fund Ltd. in Round Hill Music Royalty Fund I’s acquisition of a pipeline publishing catalog that is valued at $363 million. This catalogue included songs from The Beatles, Marvin Gaye, Rod Stewart, James Brown, The Offspring, KISS, Phil Collins, Celine Dion, Lady A and the Backstreet Boys, among others. This acquisition also includes a minority slice in the Carlin America portfolio majority owned by Round Hill Music Royalty Fund II.°
  • Sale of THiS Music’s catalog to Sony Music, and the installation of THiS Music’s Rusty Gaston as Sony Music Nashville’s President.°
  • Represented Downtown Music Holdings, the global independent rights management and music services company, in its sale of 145,000 copyrights to Concord Music. The Downtown acquisition is Concord’s most significant purchase in years, capturing Downtown’s entire owned and/or co-published music catalog, including music from performers like Aretha Franklin, Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Stevie Wonder, David Bowie and Adele.°
  • Represented Miles Davis Properties, LLC in moving the administration of the Miles Davis song catalog to Downtown Music.°
  • Represented Kobalt Music Group in the company’s acquisition of Songs Music Publishing’s catalog. As part of this transaction, Kobalt obtained rights in major hits from artists including Lorde, The Weeknd, Diplo and Major Lazer.°
  • Represented Kobalt Music in its strategic alliance with Glassnote Music. Glassnote extensive catalog included Mumford & Sons, Phoenix, CHVRCHES, Childish Gambino and The Strumbellas among others.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Biederman prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, International Music Law and International Entertainment Law, Southwestern Law School’s London International Entertainment Law Program, 2010-2012, 2021

Riconoscimenti e Premi

  • Listed, Billboard, “Top Music Lawyers,” 2017-2021
  • Listed, Variety, “Legal Impact Report,” 2018 and 2020-2021
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, 2003-2021
  • Board Member, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Los Angeles Man & Woman of the Year Campaign, 2009-2015
  • Board Member, Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission, 2018-Present
  • Board Member, Advisory Board, Donald E. Biederman Entertainment & Media Law Institute, Southwestern Law School, 2005-Present
  • Board Member, Alliance of Artists and Recording Companies (AARC), 2001-Present

Formazione

Formazione
  • Laurea magistrale in Giurisprudenza, Vanderbilt University Law School
  • A.B., Cornell University