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Richard B. Jefferson, Esq

Richard B. Jefferson, Esq

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Company: Fagerholm & Jefferson Law Corporation

Location: Burbank, California, United States


Richard B. Jefferson has extensive experience in Entertainment Law, Business Law, and Intellectual Property Law. He has been involved in the Entertainment industry for many years, primarily fulfilling the business and legal affairs component for small to medium-sized companies.

Mr. Jefferson began his career working in-house at Virgin Records America, Inc. where he routinely interacted with the high profile artists and companies that were part of the Virgin family, such as Janet Jackson, Lenny Kravitz, Tina Turner, Blackground Records (Aaliyah, Tank), Smashing Pumpkins, Beanie Man, John Lee Hooker, N.E.R.D. (The Neptunes), Guru, D’Angelo, Rap-A-Lot Records (Scarface, Ghetto Boys). Thereafter, Mr. Jefferson worked with a boutique Entertainment Law firm that represented a wide range of high profile company and talent clients in music, film, television, fashion, and new media including the conglomeration of companies owned by hip hop pioneer Master P.

In early 2003 Mr. Jefferson collaborated with John W. Fagerholm, Esq. to form Fagerholm & Jefferson Law Corporation. The Firm primarily offers transactional legal services to both talent and company clientele. Mr. Jefferson’s client list covers most sub-industries in Entertainment including music, motion picture, home video, television, print, new media, fashion, Internet, mobile, and video gaming.

Mr. Jefferson has a dual degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from The Ohio State University, and a Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern University School of Law where he graduated from the accelerated two year SCALE Program.

Examples of Mr. Jefferson’s Speaking Engagements/Legal Commentary

* Provides legal commentary for television and radio programs
* Conducts Entertainment Law seminars for Conferences
* Serves as a judge for talent competitions
* Participates as a Panelist for industry and academic-sponsored seminars
* Writes articles on legal topics for print periodicals and Internet sites

Professional Memberships:
Los Angeles County Bar Association
The John M. Langston Bar Association
The Beverly Hills Bar Association
National Association of Record Industry Professionals
National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Inc./The Grammys

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