Entertainment laws are those laws that are applicable to filmed, recorded, sports or live entertainment.  This includes the pre-production, production, post-production and distribution of all audio-visual works, audio-only works, and visual arts.  Works included in these categories include, but are not limited to, theatrical films and shorts, television movies, shows and series, plays, sports, music and musical performances and concerts, recorded and live internet programs, and art shows and displays. 


With the growth of the music and entertainment industry in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Las Vegas has now become one of the fastest growing entertainment and musically creative areas in Nevada.  With many artist unrepresented.  Despite this, entertainment lawyers in Las Vegas are almost non existent, lawyers with the talent and experience of Mandy McKellar are few and far between. When you need of a lawyer who understands the industry, and actually cares about your future, Mandy McKellar is the attorney with the experience to assist you in this area, and negotiate those contacts keeping in mind your fiscal future.


Ms. McKellar has a personal family connection specifically to the music industry.  Her entertainment experience gives her an inside understanding of the industry, combined with her years of litigation, contract drafting, contract review and personal experiences give her a distinct advantage over other attorneys.  Big Management is ok, but smaller is better.   


Should you be involved in the field of entertainment law, if you are an actor, screenwriter, director, producer, musician, songwriter or other person involved in the entertainment industry.   You may be faced with difficult to understand and complex one-sided entertainment agreements drafted solely to protect others in your project, and not you.  Mandy McKellar can negotiate, explain (in English), define pros and cons,  and redraft the agreements provided or needed by you, utilizing more easily understood language, less legal jargin, which anticipates all the contingencies which may arise.  Also a plan regarding the uses of your creative work so your interests in the project are protected.


Among the areas within the entertainment industry with which we assist with the following:

  • Artist management and representation agreements
  • Talent agency and modeling contracts
  • Songwriting, music publishing and film composer agreements
  • Book publishing and literary agency agreements
  • Independent film and television production agreements
  • Theatrical and musical production agreements
  • Work for hire and non-disclosure agreements
  • Band, tour manager and business manager contracts
  • Tour Merchandising and endorsement agreements
  • Copyrights, trademarks and licenses
  • Intellectual Property
  • Set up of LLC


Whether you’re a musician, songwriter, author, model, actor, producer, director or any other type of artist or person in film, music recording, television, theatre or the creative arts or are a fashion designer of clothing or jewelry, the  McKellar Law office is the right choice and is ready to assist you with your endeavors to navigate the entertainment industry.  














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