Patrick J. Gorman is of counsel to the Firm. Patrick is a business and transactional attorney who serves an international clientele with an emphasis on the entertainment industries. His practice encompasses advising and representing clients on, drafting, and negotiating all manner of contracts; creating and structuring companies; advising on securities law compliance; navigating the complex federal and state labor and employment laws that govern employers; handling rights transactions, such as those for life rights, books, and screenplays; providing comprehensive motion picture production counsel services; and intellectual property in the form of trademarks and copyright.
Mr. Gorman is currently an instructor in the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Extension program, having for the past fifteen years annually taught a course entitled “Organizing, Financing & Operating An Entertainment Production Company” that covers entertainment law and the legal aspects of television, film, and music industries.
He is admitted to practice law in both California and Maryland. Mr. Gorman received his Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore and a Bachelor of Arts from Tulane University of Louisiana.