The firm was established by Mark Levinsohn in 2010. Mr. Levinsohn is a top entertainment lawyer with more than 30 years of experience in entertainment and media law. He is sought after for his expertise in the music industry, and has earned a reputation for his pragmatic advice, attention to detail, client loyalty and creative solutions. Mr. Levinsohn is respected for his ingenuity, integrity and intelligence among his clients. As a deal maker, he focuses on helping to create and maximize business opportunities for his clients. Selected as one of Billboard's Top Music Attorneys in 2015 and 2016, Mark is recognized as one of music's most powerful lawyers.
Mr. Levinsohn serves a broad range of individual and corporate clients, including Grammy and Academy Award-winning singers, songwriters, producers, major and leading independent record music labels, music publishing companies and senior executives. Mr. Levinsohn is well-known in the music industry, both in the United States and in Europe. He has a track record of helping industry entrepreneurs develop and grow their companies, and routinely handles complex commercial transactions.
Prior to the formation of Levinsohn Associates, P.C. in 2010, Mr. Levinsohn was the Managing Partner of Epstein, Levinsohn, Bodine, Hurwitz & Weinstein, LLP, and Levinsohn & Arnay, LLP. After
many years as a partner with these larger firms, Mr.
Levinsohn has been enjoying working in the more personalized business of
a small boutique firm. Mr. Levinsohn was admitted to practice in New York in 1983 and received his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the inaugural publication of the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal.
Ms. Chau joined the firm in 2011. She is experienced with all aspects of transactional work in the music industry, with a focus on copyright law. Prior to her career as a music and copyright lawyer, Ms. Chau practiced matrimonial and family law litigation, and before law school, she was an executive compensation analyst at Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc.
Ms. Chau is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey. She received her J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2006. She was the Senior Managing Editor of the Cardozo Journal of Law & Gender and a teaching assistant for LLM students in the Lawyering Skills and Legal Writing Program at Cardozo. Ms. Chau's note "Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue and a Silver Sixpence for Her Shoe: Dukes v. Wal-Mart & Sex Discrimination Class Actions" was published in the Cardozo Journal of Law & Gender (Vol. 12, Issue 3) in 2006 and has been cited in several articles and publications.
Ms. Chau graduated summa cum laude from Barnard College, Columbia University. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association and Phi Beta Kappa.