Representing Creative Individuals

Entertainment Law and Contract Negotiation Firm
Shames & Litwin is a Boston-based boutique law firm specializing in entertainment law, contract drafting and negotiation, artist representation, intellectual property law, corporate transactions, media, copyright, and trademark law. Our law office brings over 50 years of combined legal expertise and varied life experiences to our clients. We are your number one choice for an entertainment or music lawyer.
  1. ENTERTAINMENT LAW
    ENTERTAINMENT LAW
  2. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW
    INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW
  3. CORPORATE TRANSACTIONS
    CORPORATE TRANSACTIONS
Comprehensive Services
Shames & Litwin represents both regional and national clients in the entertainment, sports, media and leisure industries. Our entertainment law practice covers the negotiation and drafting of a myriad of agreements used by a broad range of clients in the industries of music, film, TV, media, video, and photography. These include copyright, corporate and business related matters, employment contracts, commercial endorsements, and intellectual property law. We also represent a broad spectrum of business clients including small business owners, corporations, and shareholders. Our services include but are not limited to business formation and valuation, corporate governance, business, corporate and shareholder litigation, contracts and contractual disputes, trademark law, fraud, buyer & seller transactions, franchise law, securities law and contract disputes.
Reputable
The firm’s members have represented all types of clients in these industries: independent record companies, individual performers, celebrities and athletes, start-up companies, musical groups, actors, directors, producers, completion bond companies, distributors, video distribution projects, merchandisers, photographers, on-air TV and radio talent, writers, illustrators, personal managers, business managers, record producers, production companies, songwriters, and music publishers. We have worked with or represented both national and local talent, as well as small companies and Fortune 500 companies. Shames and Litwin also obtains Massachusetts film tax credits for clients. Our law firm also represents NFL, NBA, and MLB players in a variety of matters.