Jimmerson Law Firm commitment to excellence in the law translates to providing extraordinary client service, a keen understanding of our client’s business needs, and skilled, effective legal work that leads directly to superior results.
The corporate and business lawyers also handle secured and unsecured financing transactions, franchising and public offerings, private placement and leveraged buyouts, and obtaining and perfection security interest in intellectual property.
Jimmerson Law Firm, P.C. has one of the pre-eminent entertainment law practices in the state of Nevada.
The firm’s entertainment lawyers serve as general counsel for a diverse group of artist, entertainers and entertainment-related business. Our lawyers understand the needs of entertainment clients and familiarize themselves with each client’s goals and objectives. This enables the entertainment attorneys to advise clients on all business and legal matters, including negotiation and documentation of a wide variety of contractual relationships involving individual talent, studios, networks, internet and production companies, banks, financiers, bond companies and all forms of distributors. Our entertainment lawyers also advise clients regarding the use and formation of corporations, joint ventures, limited and general partnership, limited liability entities, “loanout” companies, and other business formats, and assist our clients in complying with relevant collective bargaining agreements and state and federal laws and regulations.
Our entertainment attorneys are well known for negotiating and documenting creative talent agreements for services procured in theatrical feature films, television series, television movies and mini-series, internet and interactive multimedia productions, commercials, endorsements, publishing and stage plays.
Project Financing and Distribution
The lawyers in our Entertainment Group negotiate arrangements and prepare contracts for the financing, development and production of motion pictures, television programs, books plays and other creative outlets. Such arrangements can have a number of legal components, including distribution licenses, bank loan agreements, completion bonds and equity investments, which often involve obtaining and perfecting (and, if necessary, foreclosing upon) security interests I various forms of intellectual property.
Celebrity Proprietary Rights
The rights to the name, voice, likeness and other characteristics of a celebrity are of unusual and special importance. The firms entertainment attorneys advised clients on the protection of personal, publicly, trademark and other proprietary rights and with the licensing of such rights when used for products and services.
Our entertainment attorneys represent producers, directors and production companies in the negotiation and documentation of agreements to obtain critically important literary rights, which are the basis of entertainment productions Likewise, our entertainment lawyers represent authors and other owners of such rights in sale and licensing transactions, having on many occasions implemented precedent-setting deals.
Production Legal Work
We often perform the “production legal work” for production companies working on movies, television programs, music videos, and other entertainment productions. Such work includes creating solid chain of title agreements for all underlying property fundamental to production and the negotiation and preparation of agreements for securing rights to locations, property, crew cast.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Our entertainment lawyers assist clients in the resolution of disputes involving individuals, partnerships, production companies’, distributors, guilds and/or governmental agencies. If litigation is necessary, our litigators have extensive experience with entertainment industry cases having handled numerous high profile cases, some of which established important legal precedents in the entertainment industry.
The firm is familiar with and often assists parties in resolving disputes though various methods of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) instead of traditional litigation. The ADR covers a wide variety of formal and informal disputes resolution techniques. Use of an appropriate ADR technique can yield many benefits. In addition to containing litigation costs and expediting resolution, ADR presents and opportunity to resolve disputes in a manner, which protects the participants’ privacy and can, maintain ongoing business and personal relationships. Both as advocates and arbitrators our mediators, the firms lawyer have use ADR techniques to resolve a variety of complex disputes, including business, commercial, entertainment, real estate, labor, trust and estates and family law controversies. In fact, our senior partner, James J Jimmerson, Esq. , is a certified mediator and arbitrator for two of the most recognized arbitral forums, the American Arbitration Association(AAA) and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers(AAML).
We can help you form a professional health care organization or manage your existing one. Our expertise will help you guard against the pitfalls associated with Medicare and Medicaid, as well as a variety of employee, financing and fraud issues.
Those in the health care field too often are exposed and vulnerable to claims of medical malpractice, fraud and issues related to Medicate, Medicaid and employee problems. At Jimmerson Law Firm, our expertise in the area of health care law helps our clients guard against potential pitfalls and protects clients in the event they are sued.
- Managed Care
- Professional Corporate Formation and Organization
- Medicare and Medicaid Issues
- Provider Formation, Acquisition and Merger
- Complex Health Care Contracts
- Medical Staff and Physician Privileges
- Labor and Employment
We advise our clients on all aspects of their transactions. This includes determining the appropriate ownership vehicle in light of tax and liability issues, negotiating the necessary documentation, performing the required due diligence and closing the deal.
We are experienced in office buildings; industrial parks; community, power and regional shopping centers; residential development, including single family, condominium and apartment projects; mobile home parks; warehouse clubs development; country club and resort projects and mixed use developments.
When appropriate, we call prosecuted or defend contract, partnership, construction defect, land use, environmental and landlord-tenant litigation. We also work closely with our income and estate tax planners to achieve the optimal tax treatment for our clients
The firm’s intellectual Property Group has special expertise in handling the complex problems involved in the registration, exploitation and enforcement of the to intellectual property, including, trademarks, copyrights, rights of publicity, patents ant trade secrets.