The Carter Law Group serves as counsel to film and television actors, athletes, production companies, talent agencies, agents, and other industry members. Our practice includes representation of individuals and companies in contract negotiations, book deals, intellectual property (including copyrights,trademarks and patents), product endorsements, celebrity personal appearances, filming permits, indemnification agreements, royalties and project financing, etc. Advantages to hiring the Carter Law Group include expeditious handling of your matter, straight forward fee schedules, and good attorney accessibility.
Businesses face an array of regulation, from premises liability to the business and professions codes, corporate laws, and many other areas of law. Experienced business attorneys are a must to assess and reduce your exposure to liability. CLG offers affordable in house counsel packages and LLC formation packages to help form and protect your business in addition to various contract services for your business agreements.
Attorney Carter is the owner and principal attorney of the Carter Law Group. She majored in Political Science and Spanish at the University of Virginia where she earned her Bachelors of Arts. She received her Juris Doctor and Patent Law Certificate from New York Law School and also attended University of Valencia in Valencia, Spain.
Prior to graduating New York Law school she was a principal intern at Classic Media Inc. and clerked for the New York Supreme Court under Justice Debra James. She is licensed to practice in the District of Columbia and sits on the DC Bar Association's Family, Entertainment and Media Law sections as well as volunteers her services to Washington Area Lawyer for the Arts (WALA), Becky's Fund, a nonprofit that combats domestic and dating violence and the national Congressional Award Program, which awards youth for community service. Carter has worked on behalf of many recording artists, DJs, and producers and has worked in the legal department of Universal Music Group. Lastly, Carter is a former professor at the University District of Columbia and is currently a professor at Pepperdine University Law School.
In 2013, Modern Luxury Magazine named her as one of DC's Women of Style and then the following year highlighted her alongside The Carter Law Group as apart of their Dynamic Women feature. In 2015, she became a contributor to the Capitol Standard Magazine and Carter launched the #AskCarterLaw YouTube channel giving viewers a monthly dose of celebrity hot topic news stories from a legal perspective. Carter’s Hollywood legal analysis has been featured on TMZ, The Root and Daily Mail TV.
In 2020, she was sworn into the Supreme Court Attorney Bar and featured in Forbes for her criminal justice reform work assisting protestors nationwide.
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