AJ has over 30 years of legal experience in the entertainment industry. During this time, AJ has served as counsel to numerous award-winning artists, producers, songwriters, record company executives, record labels and a wide variety of entertainment companies. He is a master at securing agreements for music licensing rights and/or celebrity talent for advertising clients.
His national practice is primarily focused on transactional and litigation matters in the entertainment, media, and advertising industries. AJ represents a diverse group of clients, including all three major record labels, numerous brands and advertisers, and a wide variety of entertainment clients.
Prior to joining Frost Brown Todd, among other positions, AJ was previously the vice-president of legal affairs and anti-piracy at EMI Records, the director of business affairs at Sony Music, worked at two of the entertainment industry’s top law practices at Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks, and Greenberg Traurig and the John Mellencamp organization.
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1991
Indiana University, B.A., 1988
American Bar Association
New York Bar Association, Entertainment Section
Indianapolis Bar Association, Sports & Entertainment Section
2012 Superbowl Host Committee, Member – Entertainment Committee
The International Violin Competition, Past Board Member
The Center for Performing Arts, Founding and Past Board Member
Michael Feinstein Great American Song Book Initiative, Past Board Member
Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center, Past Advisory Board Member
March 10, 2020
September 18, 2017
November 30, 2016