Englewood, NJ 07631
Florida International University, B.S.
Florida International University College, J.D.
LaShawn Thomas, who is licensed to practice in Florida, works with a full range of clients throughout the entertainment industry. Her clientele includes several entertainment companies, promoters, performing artists, actors, authors, and music and film producers. She organizes corporate structures for many of her clients, which includes setting up their business entities, protecting their intellectual property, i.e., trademarks and copyrights, and assuming responsibility for their business affairs as well as drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements and providing due diligence for investment opportunities.
Ms. Thomas has negotiated with and/or represented her clients before many well-known entertainment companies, including Simon & Schuster, one of the world’s largest publishing companies; Zola Books, publisher of the best-selling novel, The Time Traveler’s Wife; Fremantle Media, producers of shows such as American Idol, X Factor, and America’s Got Talent; and Monami Entertainment, creator and producer of the hit reality television franchise, Love and Hip Hop, Purveyors of Pop, T Group Productions, William Morris Endeavors (WME), 459 Productions, producers of shows such as Real World and Jersey Shores, ThinkFactory Media, MTV, Black Entertainment Television (BET), the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), and Scripps Network (HGTV and Food Network), among others.