Entertainment Law

Emmy Rossum, co-star of Showtime’s hit series Shameless recently set the gold standard in entertainment law for how to settle pay equality contract disputes. Never fear a dispute Much has been written about the pay gap between genders, with white women earning $0.78 on every $1.00 a male [...]

Entertainment Law

It’s been in the works for some time now, but the NHL’s new Las Vegas franchise finally revealed its team name: Golden Knights. NHL.com noted majority owner Bill Foley unveiled the nickname at the Toshiba Plaza in Vegas on Nov. 22.  Originally, the team was supposed to unveil its [...]

Entertainment Law

Product placement is a regular part of entertainment, so much so that viewers often dismiss brand-name items they see every day.  Of course, the film industry has drawn quite a bit of criticism over its product placement practices, particularly when it comes to cigarettes, alcohol and other [...]

Sports Law

At times, agents may be entitled to commissions when those they represent engage in other business opportunities. One such instance has led Darrelle Revis, cornerback for the New York Jets, to take legal actions against his agents.  According to ESPN, Revis recently filed a lawsuit in [...]