Cumberland-based Taylor English Duma LLP announced the addition of Amy Oraefo as counsel in the firm’s Entertainment, Sports and Media Practice.
Oraefo previously served as in-house counsel for a Fortune 100 company in the areas of corporate and intellectual property law. Her experience add to Taylor English’s roster of in-house attorneys.
“Amy’s robust background in corporate and entertainment law bolsters our ability to provide sound counsel for the growing film and entertainment industry in Georgia,” said Marc Taylor, a founding partner at Taylor English. “The addition of Amy is part of our continuing commitment to adding experienced attorneys who share our value-driven vision for supporting our clients’ businesses.”
She counsels small businesses, independent musicians, music producers, songwriters, independent film producers and athletes on drafting and reviewing various agreements, including recording, publishing, production, licensing, management, producer, talent option, consulting, operating and confidentiality agreements. She also has experience in the formation of business entities, such as professional corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships, filing and maintaining federal trademark and copyright applications, and drafting, negotiating, and reviewing licensing agreements.
Oraefo has also served as a writer and contributor for The Huffington Post and Huff Post Live, where she provided both personal and professional insight to a national and international audience.
She also serves as the board chair on the board of directors for the Mary Parker Foundation and is a member of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, The Recording Academy and the Sports and Entertainment Law and Intellectual Property Law sections of the State Bar of Georgia.
She earned an undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her law degree at North Carolina Central University School of Law.
Taylor English Duma LLP is a full-service law firm that was founded in 2005.
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