Amy Mitchell, Entertainment Attorney
Amy is a transactional lawyer based in Austin, Texas, who practices entertainment law with a focus on music, television, and film law issues. She has been representing emerging artists and entrepreneurs as well as established professionals since 2004. Notable long-term clients include Austin City Limits (TV show) and the ATX Television Festival.
A musician herself, Amy began her legal career focusing on music – representing talent, licensing content, and assisting with digital distribution. In 2011, she branched out into independent film and television production work and has served as production and distribution legal on more than a dozen independent feature-length films.
Amy is very active in the professional entertainment law community. At the state level, she is Immediate Past Chair for the Texas State Bar’s Entertainment and Sports Law Section. On the local level, Amy spearheaded efforts to charter an Entertainment Law Section for the Austin Bar Association, which she chaired for the first two years. She frequently speaks and writes on entertainment law topics and maintains the educational site AskaMusicLawyer.com
You may find yourself contacting Amy post-event about your film’s production legal needs, drafting/negotiating various recording industry contracts, and/or licensing or acquiring creative content (music, photos, videos, text, etc.) for your next project.
When she’s not practicing law, you may find Amy enjoying a nice cup of ‘joe, playing music, or hanging out around Austin with her astronomer husband and two young sons.
To see a full list of what else Amy can help you accomplish, click here: amyemitchell.com/bio
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