Welcome to Leavens, Strand & Glover, LLC
Leavens, Strand, & Glover, LLC is an entertainment, media and intellectual property law firm concentrating its practice on matters involving creative industries and endeavors. Its clients include content providers and creators, media companies, television and radio broadcasters, authors, songwriters, recording artists, musicians, advertisers and brands, television and film writers, independent record labels, distributors, independent film producers and documentarians, web site operators and developers, publishing companies, and film, television and music production companies.
The firm represents both institutional and talent clients in a wide variety of transactional and litigation matters, including complex contractual negotiations and other strategic transactions, and helps craft favorable outcomes to difficult problems. LSG attorneys have broad and varied experiences, including representing large national firms, broadcaster and public company general counsel positions, and pride themselves on combining extensive experience and sound judgment with personalized service.
LSG IN THE NEWS!
GLOVER AND LIFE SPEAK AT CHICAGO'S LAKE FX 2016
Partner Jerry Glover and Associate Travis Life were featured speakers at Chicago's Lake FX 2016 summit and expo on May 14. Glover and Life's panel was entitled "Is the Sky the Limit? Drones and Filmmaking." In addition to Glover, other panelists were, Mark Foisy, Federal Aviation Administration, and Christopher Morrison, Robo Aerial. Life moderated the panel. Chicago's Lake FX 2016 summit and expo provided a forum for artists to attend various panels on music, film, fashion and the culinary and visual arts. The panel addressed the current federal regulations for commercial drones, legal issues presented to film production companies considering using drones for filming and the practical issues drone filmmakers address in this space.
PETER STRAND FEATURED IN WISCONSIN LAWYER MAGAZINE
Peter Strand shared how his past life as a professional musician has influenced his career as an entertainment lawyer in a Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine May 2016 cover story “Lawyers & the Arts.”
Peter, who grew up in Wisconsin and is licensed to practice in the state, played bass in RCA/Millennium recording artists Yipes!, which had two album deals and toured with Cheap Trick and Foreigner in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Read more here.
Congratulations to LSG Client Rick Nielsen on Being Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Cheap Trick
LSG is delighted to share that client Rick Nielsen was inducted in to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Cheap Trick at a ceremony at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY earlier this month.
Nielsen, who is known for his signature guitars, iconic look and affable personality was joined by LSG’s Peter Strand at the ceremony.
See the band’s ceremony rehearsal performance here. The ceremony will air on HBO in late April.
How Hillel Frankel’s Father Became Digital Music Star at age 75
Several years ago, LSG attorney Hillel Frankel digitized the 200 songs his father, Rabbi Reuven Frankel, had recorded over the years on vinyl, cassette and CD. Now, three years after his death, Rabbi Frankel’s memory lives on, especially during the Passover season as people around the world download and stream his popular Passover songs. More here.