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Provided by Marc Jacobson


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Marc represents companies and talent in all aspects of motion picture industry. This includes transactions in finance, tax incentives, production and distribution, such as for equity financing, debt financing, monetization of tax incentives, production agreements, talent agreements and distribution agreements.

Marc also represents companies and talent in all aspects of the music industry, including music publishing, recording, live appearances and merchandising, catalog transfers and loans, and related transactions.


Marc was General Counsel & CFO at a leading internet service provider, and while there drafted significant legislation governing the internet, including the Digital Millenium Copyright Act and Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. He was President of, which won the Webby Award for the best political website during his tenure.

Professional Memberships

Founding Chairman, NYS Bar Section on Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law. Member of: Executive Committee of the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers; Copyright Society of the USA; American Bar Association, Forum Committee on Entertainment Law; Association of Independent Music Publishers; The Gotham Film Institute; NY Women in Film & Television. Licensed to practice law in New York, California (inactive) and Florida (inactive). Admitted to SCOTUS, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and several US District Courts.

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Media & Entertainment: Advisory - New York
Band 3

Sole practitioner Marc Jacobson has significant experience working in the music, television and film industries. He handles the full range of transactions stemming from the production and distribution of content.
"Marc has a sophisticated understanding of the media and entertainment space, as well as a valuable sense of realism." "Marc is the best. I would enthusiastically recommend him to any artist looking for an entertainment attorney." "Finding someone with his legal expertise is a rare find."

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