Entertainment Law

The world of entertainment brings together several different areas of law: contract law, litigation, intellectual property, labor law, and sometimes even bankruptcy or criminal law. If you have a case that involves entertainment law in West Michigan, you need a lawyer who understands these important overlaps and is skilled in each area. The entertainment law attorneys at Rodenhouse Kuipers can provide you with the expertise you need to enter into an agreement or resolve a dispute involving your creative work. At Rodenhouse Kuipers we understand the needs and experiences of artists. We will passionately represent you to ensure that you are compensated fairly for your work and treated with respect.

Our entertainment law team in Grand Rapids can handle:

  • Business Structuring and Planning Within Entertainment and Creative Industries
  • Intellectual Property Rights Within Entertainment and Creative Industries
  • Deals Involving Musicians, Actors, Models, Athletes, Writers, Other Personalities and Celebrities
  • Agreements Involving Independent Record Labels, Agents, Managers, Producers, and Publishers
  • Film, Television, and Radio Production
  • Television, Film, and Radio Management Agreements
  • Licensing and Royalties
  • Advertising, Endorsement and Sponsorship Deals

Entertainment Contract Negotiation and Creation

The entertainment law team at Rodenhouse Kuipers can assist with contract negotiations and disputes, copyrights and trademarks, business entity formation, and any other issue that may require legal representation. Our lawyers have negotiated contracts with:

  • Record labels
  • Music producers
  • Music publishers
  • Performing rights organizations
  • Sponsors
  • Agents
  • Managers
  • Venues
  • Film producers
  • Between band members

Free Consultation


We always offer a complimentary first consultation, so our clients can meet our attorneys and feel comfortable getting to know them. Request a free consultation below to get started.

We respect your privacy and the confidentiality of your situation. No personal identifiable information is shared with any 3rd-party.

You need more than a deal; you need the right deal. Our entertainment law attorneys will use their expertise to negotiate the best contract for you. No matter what kind of entertainer you are, our West Michigan entertainment attorneys can help.

Entertainment Law Litigation

If you believe you have an entertainment law case, our attorneys help you pursue litigation for a breach of recording, film, distribution or talent contracts, licensing and royalties, or endorsement or sponsorship deals. Our innovative and creative approach to entertainment litigation can help you resolve intellectual property rights, trademark, and copyright disputes. We make sure you’re compensated for your own hard work and talent.