About Susan Rabin
SUSAN RABIN is a veteran music, film, television, and intellectual property attorney who formed her own firm in San Francisco in 1986. She relocated her firm to Los Angeles to expand further into film and television matters as well as music and trademark and copyright. Susan runs her firm while also serving Of Counsel to the Beverly Hills firm, Law Advocate Group, LLP. She worked as music superviser and production counsel work on a number of feature films and performed consulting work at Universal Pictures in the post production music department. In addition to negotiating deals in all areas of the industry, Susan's practice is heavily involved in securing and enforcing trademarks and service marks for her clients, administering music publishing, and managing copyright matters. Her clients include actors, directors, producers, screenwriters, film and music production companies, and record labels.
Susan chaired the Entertainment Law Section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association and continues to serve as a member of the section. She served on the Board of Directors for Los Angeles Women in Music. Susan lectures at bar associations and for industry trade groups on music and entertainment industry topics and serves as a judge for the Recording Academy’s (NARAS) Entertainment Law Initiative writing competition. Previously, Susan served as a Governor and as 1st Vice President of NARAS (the Recording Academy) in San Francisco.
Susan's music industry experience comes from the creative side as well, having toured internationally as a vocalist with Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks. She is also a produced playwright.
Susan has taught entertainment and copyright law at West Los Angeles School of Law, Golden Gate University School of Law, University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco State University, and Monterey College of Law.
Susan Rabin has been honored as a "Southern California Super Lawyer" each year from 2006 through 2016.
The Law Offices of Susan Rabin is committed to assisting clients in the centertainment industry and in general business to realize the potential of their creative and business projects and firmly protect their intellectual properties. Susan welcomes the opportunity to earn your confidence and trust and deliver high quality legal services.
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