Attorney specializing in Entertainment Law based in New York, New York Since 1989.
Located in New York City, The Law Offices of Richard Garmise, PLLC, encompasses an intellectual property and entertainment law practice which handles all elements of live performance and film production. Mr. Garmise represents film studios, publishers, talent and literary agencies, producers, financiers, regional and institutional theaters, non-profit organizations, and a wide array of writers, directors and designers. He also frequently advises prominent literary estates, both in this country and abroad.
Mr. Garmise’s live theatrical practice embraces not only traditional live stage and touring venues, but also arena presentations and rock and popular music concerts, immersive and interactive theatre, and work in non-traditional settings. Mr. Garmise represents clients on Broadway and off Broadway, in significant venues throughout the country, and in a wide variety of cross-border transactions with both American and foreign national clients in Europe, Asia and South America.
Mr. Garmise regularly counsels clients in sophisticated intellectual property matters, in the exploitation of life and publicity rights, in the adaptation of films and literary properties for stage development, and in connection with independent film production and book publishing. With a J.D. from New York University School of Law, Mr. Garmise has extensive commercial law experience in all aspects of corporate governance, securities regulation, structured finance, and a wide variety of banking and bankruptcy transactions. Mr. Garmise frequently speaks before professional audiences, and lectures regularly at Columbia University.