Erin M. Jacobson, Esq. (www.themusicindustrylawyer.com) is an experienced deal negotiator and a seasoned advisor of intellectual property rights who protects musicians, songwriters, music publishers, record labels, and a wide variety of other music and entertainment professionals. Ms. Jacobson’s clients include Grammy and Emmy Award winners, legacy artists, and independent artists and companies. Ms. Jacobson regularly handles all types of agreements within the music industry, with an emphasis on music publishing and licensing. She also handles copyright terminations, the purchase and sale of music catalogues and royalty rights, and works with a creator's estate attorney to plan for succession and future management of the catalogue.
She is a frequent author and speaker, and has been featured in publications including Forbes and Music Connection. She also is on the Board of Directors for both the California Copyright Conference (CCC) and the Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP).
Outside of her law practice, Ms. Jacobson also owns and operates Indie Artist Resource (www.indieartistresource.com), the independent musician's resource for legal and business protection.