- Music Licensing
- Rights Clearances
- Talent Employment Agreements
- Book, Life Story & Literary Acquisitions
- Celebrity Endorsements
- Intellectual Property
Carol T. Contes, Attorney has been practicing in the entertainment industry for many years.
Carol provides specialized expertise in legal counsel to independent film, television and digital media companies
Carol’s early professional experience includes positions at International Creative Management (ICM), ABC Television Network, Paramount Television and Turner Entertainment.
Carol has provided business and legal affairs services for the development, production and distribution of films and television programs as well as the merchandising and licensing of ancillary rights.
Carol also worked in the game industry for Electronic Arts, Inc., where she negotiated and implemented the first interactive media agreements between the game industry and the two, major Hollywood performers unions.
Carol was the Assistant Executive Director of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) and presented lectures on interactive media at conferences sponsored by the American Bar Association, San Francisco Bar Association and the Century City Bar Association.
Carol is an adjunct professor at the Academy of Art University, teaching entertainment law and business practices to graduate students at AAU’s Motion Picture and Television School.