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Gordon Firemark named among the Best Lawyers in America

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Entertainment Attorney Gordon Firemark

For the fourth year in a row, Gordon Firemark has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for his work in Entertainment Law – Theater.

“I'm grateful for this recognition. It really validates what I've been doing” says Gordon who describes his mission as Helping Entertainment Professionals Realize Their Dreams.

Gordon Firemark's practice covers the fields of Theatre, Film, Television and New Media.

The Trouble with Tunes – approaches to using music in podcasts (Podcast Movement 2019)

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Thursday afternoon, I'll be presenting my talk at Podcast Movement in Orlando. I'll be outlining the various ways in which music can be used by podcasters, where the music may come from, and the complex web of copyright and licensing issues that have historically made using commercial music both difficult and costly. Then, I'll sound the call for a simpler approach, and reflect briefly on some promising new developments in the space. There will be ample time for questions from the podcasters in attendance.

Can't make it to Orlando? Stay tunes, I'll post a video of my presentation in the days that come.

Here’s a slideshare.

Actor’s Equity On Strike: What’s it all about?

Actor’s Equity On Strike: What’s it all about?

If you've been planning to develop your plays and musicals using professional actors in a “developmental” production environment, you may have to put your plans on hold.

Earlier this week, the union declared a strike against members of the Broadway League (the association that represents producers) on development of Broadway shows. The Union's action bars its members from taking part in the so-called. “lab” sessions that have become popular as a way for writers to enlist performers aid in developing new shows. These labs are similar to Workshops and Stage Readings, which are also covered by the Strike.

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Gordon P. Firemark, Attorney at Law Receives 2018 Los Angeles Award

Gordon P. Firemark, Attorney at Law Receives 2018 Los Angeles Award

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gordon P. Firemark, Attorney at Law Receives 2018 Los Angeles Award Los Angeles Award Program Honors the Achievement LOS ANGELES October 24, 2018 — Gordon P. Firemark, Attorney at Law has been selected for the 2018 Los Angeles Award in the Attorney category by the Los Angeles Award Program. Each… Continue Reading

Happy Thanksgiving, giving thanks.

Tomorrow, here in the U.S., we will celebrate our Thanksgiving holiday, so I want to take a few moments to wish all of you; my readers, listeners, colleagues, clients and friends, a very happy Thanksgiving. The Thanksgiving holiday is a good time to consider all that we are thankful for, and to express that gratitude.… Continue Reading

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