A bad contract can complicate an entire music career. Or, flat-out end it.
Part of the reason is that competent lawyers and legal services are expensive. And the tables are always lopsided in favor of the giant media company (who’s money, support, and connections you probably need).
So here’s one hack around that.
Plus, they’re also willing to help you draft contracts, negotiate agreements, and figure out your legal defense strategy (or attack).
If you’re Sony/ATV, you can afford this stuff. If you’re an emerging indie label, artist, producer, songwriter, publisher, or startup without legal representation, you might want to pay these guys a visit.
Basically, students at the School of Law will assist artists, entrepreneurs, and indies as a way to gain industry experience. In exchange, you — a player in the actual industry — get a bunch of very competent legal advice.