Advance RSVP is available to Primary Entry badge types only. Walk-ups may be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
Mentor Sessions offer 15 minutes of one-on-one interaction with industry leaders and professionals from a variety of fields spanning interactive, film, and music.
Meeting with this mentor is highly recommended if you're interested in publishing, IP & copyright, and contracts & agreements.
Gary A. Pierson began his legal career at Pattishall McAuliffe before joining Husch Blackwell, where, as a partner, he represented Fortune 100 companies, major recording artists, leaders in branded content, and others. Gary left Husch Blackwell to begin his own law firm Pierson Wells. Pierson Wells is a music and media law firm with a wide practice, and a focus on representation of talent.
You can see Gary’s full bio on his speaker page.
Registrants who sign up online must check-in 30 minutes before their mentor time slot to guarantee their spot. Limited on-site sign up is also available for a small number of Mentor Sessions spots and will begin 30 minutes before the first time slot of each session.
Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.