“The 21st century entertainment lawyer embraces new business models, thinks outside of the box, and offers forward-thinking representation to every client – artist, performer, and business executive, alike.”
Brian Mencher is a founding partner of Beame & Mencher LLP. He handles legal matters in the entertainment industries, with particular focus in the music business – artist representation, intellectual property management, deal-making, and general business governance. With a background in music, Brian enrolled in the University of Florida’s College of Law to learn the business side of the industry. While in law school, he worked at the nationally-renown law firm of Greenberg Traurig and was the founder of Music Law Conference. He graduated number five in his law school class.
Brian’s clients include major label artists, producers, new media/tech upstarts, award-winning filmmakers, broadway/film actors, and other professionals in the entertainment industries. He is licensed in New York, and has published numerous articles for some of the country’s most prestigious law journals (and the firm’s blog), including:
- Digital Transmissions: To Boldly Go Where No First Sale Doctrine Has Gone Before (UCLA Entertainment Law Review Fall 2002)
- On the Brink of Change: An Examination of the Music Industry’s Business Practices (New York State Bar’s Entertainment, Art, and Sports Law Journal 2003)
- The Future of Online Music Distribution (American Bar Association’s Entertainment & Sports Lawyer 2004)