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Leavens, Strand, & Glover, LLC

203 North LaSalle Street
Suite 2550
Chicago, Illinois 60601
312.488.4170 - Office
312.488.4177 - Fax

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Thomas R. Leavens
Direct 312.488.4171
tleavens(AT)LSGlegal.com

Peter J. Strand

Direct 312.488.4172
pstrand
(AT)LSGlegal.com

Jerry W. Glover
Direct 312 488.4173
jglover
(AT)
LSGlegal.com

 

Welcome to Leavens, Strand, & Glover, LLC

Welcome to Leavens, Strand, & Glover, LLC, an entertainment, media, & intellectual property law firm concentrating our practice on matters involving creative industries and endeavors. Our 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.

 

We represent both institutional and talent clients in a wide variety of transactional and litigation matters, including complex contractual negotiations and other strategic transactions, and help craft favorable outcomes to difficult problems. Our attorneys have broad and varied experiences, including large national firms and broadcaster and public company general counsel positions, and we take as the hallmark of our practice personalized attention, judgment, experience, expertise, and community service.

 


LSG IN THE NEWS!

 
Partner Thomas Leavens Listed as "Lawyer of the Year," listed in Best Lawyers


Partner Thomas Leavens has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 21st Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of: Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television and Entertainment Law - Music and has been named the Best Lawyers' 2014-15 Chicago Entertainment Law - Music "Lawyer of the Year." Only a single lawyer in each practice area, in each community is being honored as a "Lawyer of the Year."

 
STRAND NAMED NATIONAL SUPER LAWYER

LSG congratulates partner Peter Strand who has been named one of the top 50 music attorneys in the United States by the rating service Super Lawyers.  This list of 50 top lawyers was published in the August 2014 issue of Billboard Magazine.  Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  The process selection includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

 
CHAMBERS USA AGAIN RANKS LSG AS A TOP ENTERTAINMENT LAW FIRM FOR 2014

Leavens, Strand, & Glover has been ranked in the 1st  Band (tier) of Chicago-based media and entertainment law firm by Chambers & Partners, a British publishing company that produces an annual directory of American law firms/lawyers ranked by their peers.  Only one other Chicago law firm was given this same high ranking in the 2014 edition. Chambers’ rankings are based on peer review and voting.
 
Chambers described LSG as a “highly acclaimed media and entertainment boutique with expertise across the creative industries including television, music and film.”  The guide noted that Partner Jerry Glover “has a wealth of experience.  Clients say ‘He is so detail-oriented and methodical; he is terrific.’”  Chambers noted that Partner Tom Leavens is a “well-respected Chicago institution” and is “recognized for his expertise in the Chicago arts scene.”   Finally, Chambers stated that Partner Peter Strand is “excellent in the field, especially for matters related to audio and copyright.”
 
For more information go to www.chambersandpartners.com or view the full Chambers & Partners editorial HERE.

 
STRAND TO SPEAK AT LEGAL SERVICES SEMINAR

Partner Peter Strand will be a speaker at a seminar devoted to legal services and pro bono legal activities on June 18 in Chicago. The seminar is being sponsored by the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education.   Peter will discuss how big firms, small firms, solos and students can incorporate pro bono activities into their practice.  He will also discuss proper policies and procedures that need to be set up before lawyers/firms engage in pro bono activities.