Richard Jefferson (Metal Law Group): Mentor

Mentor Session: Richard B. Jefferson, Esq.


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Signing up to speak with Richard Jefferson is highly recommended if you're interested in setting up music companies, protecting music (Copyright), protecting Brands (Trademark), negotiating music contracts and communicating the latest legal trends in music (Without Legalese!).

Richard is a founding partner of M.E.T.A.L.® Law Group, LLP (Los Angeles, CA). He has represented major and indie record labels, publishers, music catalogues, producers/composers, artists, and tech companies. Over the past two decades, he has provided legal commentary for publications, TV, and digital media; presented at prominent conferences; and is a recommended attorney for many organizations. He also runs the award-winning blog,, which educates industry professionals.

You can see Richard’s full bio on his speaker page.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced
Online: Slides