Jon L. Duman is a "boutique"-style
firm specializing in the practice of general business, media, and
law, with particular emphasis on music business transactions and
property development & protection.
practice encompasses over twelve
years of media and entertainment business experience, covering a
range of commercial fields, including the film, television,
information technology, product licensing, merchandising and recording
industries. Mr. Duman's extensive familiarity with these areas
allowed him to cultivate a diverse client list which includes authors,
songwriters, performers, producers, publishers, promoters, record
inventors, software & graphic designers, and film & video
companies, among numerous other businesses and professionals. After over a decade of providing representation in connection with
virtually every category of arts, entertainment, and/or media-related
endeavor, Mr. Duman has established an impressive track record of
consistently negotiating favorable deals for his clients, with such
major players as Sony Entertainment, EMI-Virgin Records, Universal
Music Group, Def-Jam Records, Mattel Toy Corp., Interscope Records,
Rush Associated Labels, Rhino Records, and Artisan Entertainment, among
numerous other noted media brands.
Regardless of the
client or context, Jon L.
Duman's law practice is characterized by his pro-active "hands on"
to legal representation, which combines aggressive, goal-oriented
with a simpatico perspective and a level of responsiveness particularly
suited to working with creators, artistic professionals and all types
small business entrepreneurs. Jon Duman applies this approach in
tenaciously pursuing his clients' legal and business objectives, and
built a reputation over the past decade for providing quality,
legal services, at a competitive hourly rate. Mr. Duman's
credo can best be summed up in the motto he has adopted to symbolize
priority with which he treats his clients and their cases: "YOUR