Sid Fohrman is a partner in the Entertainment and Digital Media Practice Group in the firm's Century City office, and Leader of the firm’s Music Industry Team.
Mr. Fohrman provides strategic counsel and transactional support to a diverse client base comprised of talent, influencers, entrepreneurs, and institutions across the digital media, music, fitness, sports, technology, event, film and television industries. He regularly handles multi-faceted entertainment transactions, intellectual property matters, and platform, content and licensing deals related to technology and new media exploitation; advertising, branding, and sponsorship deals; publishing, licensing and other copyright and trademark transactions; and production, labor, trade and venue matters in connection with live performances.
Mr. Fohrman’s practice is anchored by his significant experience representing both talent and institutional clients in all aspects of the music industry. He has represented some of the world’s largest media companies and most prominent artists and producers on recording and music publishing agreements, content licensing, composer and producer services for film and television, and has represented worldwide and national sports organizations in connection with the production of live musical events and new music and media-related transactions.
Mr. Fohrman brings to his transaction practice extensive prior experience as a commercial litigator in which capacity he represented public and private companies in complex contractual disputes, business torts, copyright and trademark infringement, antitrust, and finance. He has appeared before state and federal courts, at both the trial and appellate levels, and has considerable experience with alternative dispute resolution.