Monika Tashman has joined the New York office of law firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP as Partner in the entertainment practice.
Tashman is known for working with clients ranging from creative artists and emerging entrepreneurs to independent record labels and new media and technology companies.
Tashman is the second Partner to join the entertainment practice at Manatt recently, following the addition of Neil Sacker as partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office in December.
Prior to joining Manatt, Tashman was a partner of Fox Rothschild LLP, where she advised on and managed client relationships in the entertainment, media and technology practices.
Tashman is also active in a variety of industry organizations, including the GRAMMY Music Education Coalition, a member of the Advisory Board for Women in Music and was the New York lead and a member of the steering committee of her previous firm’s Women’s Initiative.
“Monika’s deep experience in helping clients navigate the challenges and opportunities in brand reputation and awareness in a constantly evolving entertainment landscape speaks to her entrepreneurial thinking and approach.”
Lindsay Conner, Manatt
“Monika’s deep experience in helping clients navigate the challenges and opportunities in brand reputation and awareness in a constantly evolving entertainment landscape speaks to her entrepreneurial thinking and approach,” said Lindsay Conner, partner and leader of Manatt’s entertainment group.
Jordan Bromley, leader of Manatt’s entertainment transactions practice added: “Monika is a no-nonsense, creative and innovative advocate. We are very excited for her to join our growing ranks and to help us expand our music transactional practice in New York.”
Tashman said: “Innovation is in Manatt’s DNA, from working with some of the most exciting and disruptive companies in entertainment to its forward-thinking integrated services model that blends legal and consulting expertise.
“I’m thrilled to join a firm I’ve long admired and help grow their East Coast entertainment practice.”Music Business Worldwide