October 22, 2018

Cardozo School of Law was named one of the top law schools in the country for training lawyers in the music industry.  

The FAME Center for Fashion, Arts, Media and Entertainment law is proud to congratulate four Cardozo alumni on being named to Billboard Magazine's top music lawyers list for  2018.

Billboard noted that these four Cardozo Graduates are are among the best lawyers driving today's music industry.

Jason Boyarski '00, represented the artist and songwriter Prince, negotiating the adminstration of his music publishing catalog.

Michael Seltzer '92, is the SVP at Universal Music Group.

Julie Swidler '82 is EVP and General Counsel at Sony Music Entertainment

Monika Tashman '00 is a Partner at Fox Rothschild representing clients in the music and entertainment industry.

"The FAME Center at Cardozo Law, which focuses on fashion, the arts, media and entertainment, offers more than 20 music-related courses that tackle topics including patent and trademark law, antitrust and intellectual-property issues, and music law. The school continually adds events to enrich the students’ experience: The Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal recently hosted Back to the Future of Music Sampling, and the school also staged New York Right of Publicity Law: Reimagining Privacy and the First Amendment in the Digital Age."

Read about Billboard's top law schools here

Read about Billboard's list of top music lawyerhere.