With over 30 years of experience as an entertainment lawyer, Brian L. Schall provides a deep understanding of and innovative solutions to matters in the rapidly evolving music industry.
Brian has advised and guided the careers of various multi-platinum musicians, songwriters, electronic artists, social content creators, music publishers, record companies, management companies, music industry executives and record producers in connection with their various legal needs.
Brian counsels clients on virtually all aspects of the music industry, including, negotiating and drafting recording agreements; producing agreements; distribution agreements; endorsement agreements; catalogue sales agreements; music licensing agreements; merchandising agreements; touring agreements; worldwide residency agreements; management agreements; and executive employment agreements.
In addition to Brian’s music industry clients, Brian’s clientele includes entertainment entrepreneurs, concert promoters, chefs, social influencers, fashion designers, nightlife venues, athletes and various music-related brands.
Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg, Brian was a partner at a Los Angeles-based law firm.
Southern California Super Lawyers, 2022-2024
Billboard’s Top Music Lawyers, 2020-2021