Labor and Employment

Case Arts Law LLC is dedicated to protecting and advancing the rights of working musicians and artists – and their unions.  To that end, the firm provides a full range of labor and employment law services, including:

Union Representation

  • Negotiation and Drafting of Collective Bargaining Agreements
  • Grievances and Labor Arbitrations
  • Contract Administration
  • Representation in Federal and State Court
  • Proceedings Before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
  • Internal Union and Employee Association Matters

Employee and Independent Contractor Representation

  • Individual Employment Contracts
  • Orchestral Principal Player Contracts
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”)
  • Wage Payment and Collection
  • Personal Services Contracts
  • Performance-related Injury
  • Non-Compete Agreements

Contracts and Business Services

Case Arts Law LLC has a unique understanding of the business side of music and the arts world.  Accordingly, the firm offers a wide variety of legal services relating to contracts, organizations and ensembles, and other business issues, including:

  • Contract Review, Negotiation, and Drafting
  • Chamber Ensemble Agreements
  • Management Representation Agreements
  • Formation and Administration of 501(c)(3) Organizations
  • Fine Instrument Acquisitions and Sales
  • Consignment Agreements
  • Employment and Personal Services Contracts
  • LLCs, Partnerships, and Corporations

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Case Arts Law LLC is well-equipped to handle disputes both large and small.  The firm litigates on behalf of its clients in federal and state courts, and also provides alternative dispute resolution services such as meditation and arbitration.  Case Arts Law LLC handles a wide variety of cases, including:

  • Breach of Contract
  • Payment Disputes
  • Employment and Workplace Disputes
  • Copyright, Trademark, and Patent Infringement
  • Personal Injury
  • Fine Instrument and Artwork Disputes
  • Non-Compete Litigation