Global law firm Rimon PC adds entertainment consultant in Los Angeles
Ms. Whynot has prior experience as a lawyer, an independent consultant, and as in-house legal counsel for EMI in Toronto.
Ms. Whynot advises clients including artists, record and publishing companies, film and television talent and companies, singers, songwriters, managers, and producers on entertainment issues. She also consults with clients in relation to recording, publishing, touring and other agreements and has negotiated master use and music publishing licenses for use of music in TV, film, and physical products.
Ms. Whynot has represented both talent and corporate clients in the negotiation of music, entertainment, and digital media agreements, with a focus on publishing agreements, agreements with record labels, music licensing, management agreements, and the acquisition of music catalogs for digital media companies. In addition, Ms. Whynot advises on other entertainment-related issues including name and likeness, copyright, and endorsement agreements.
“We are thrilled to welcome Lisa to our team,” said Rimon CEO and Founding Partner Michael Moradzadeh. “Lisa has deep industry experience and will work closely with our entertainment clients in the United States and Canada.” Rimon entertainment Partner Jill Berliner commented, “Lisa is a wonderful addition to our growing international entertainment practice. She is a highly skilled entertainment professional, and her wealth of experience will be invaluable.”
“I am excited for this opportunity to bring my passion and experience to this prestigious team and its illustrious roster of clients across the globe,” said Ms. Whynot on joining Rimon.
Ms. Whynot graduated from University of New Brunswick (Bachelor of Laws) and Dalhousie University (Bachelor of Arts, Development Economics and International Development).
Rimon has 45 offices across five continents. The firm is widely known as being at the vanguard of legal innovation. The firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America’s most innovative law firms. The firm’s Managing Partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers.