Your advocate, your advisor and your biggest fan

Turning passion into entrepreneurship

Down-to-earth business and legal advice when you need it most.

Since 1994, Media Law Group has provided legal counsel and business advice to artists, entrepreneurs, startups and established businesses.

We have an integrated disciplinary approach through our national and international network of industry professionals, led by managing partner, Lara Lavi, ESQ.

Lara Lavi, ESQ.

Lara Lavi is attorney, an entrepreneur, an entertainment company executive, a film and TV producer & writer, and an award-winning singer-songwriter.  Her unique experience gives you the edge whether you’re starting a new company, working on a new album or growing your existing business. Lara and her team solve problems and create new opportunities as you work to take the next step.

A wealth of experience

A lifetime of experience helping businesses and creative makers take the next step.

LAW

Lara and her team look ahead to the newest and best legal and technology developments and business tools to help clients thrive in a dynamic market.

Media Law Group

Throughout her professional career, Lara has been the managing partner of Media Law Group, Inc., a boutique law firm that specializes in business and entertainment law with offices in Seattle and affiliate offices in New York, Los Angeles, Malta and London.  Lara is an active member of the Washington State Bar Association. Media Law Group’s clients are spread across North America and the world. Lara maintains contact through SKYPE and other online video platforms to assure she is always accessible to her clients.

OUR WORK

BUSINESS

Lara’s entrepreneurial experience gives her a deep understanding of the legal and business challenges and opportunities clients face.

Dreaming in color entertainment

Dreaming in Color Entertainment (DICE) was founded in 2004 to develop custom comics in collaboration with Marvel.

As part of DICE, Lara served for two years, until August 2017, as the General Manager for Seattle’s historic nearly a century-old Columbia City Theater, building its revenue from a distressed business to a profitable business.

DICE along with Lara’s husband, award-winning producer Maurice Jones Jr., has a strategic alliance with the multi-gold and platinum music production facility Robert Lang Studios just north of Seattle.  Lara also serves as General Counsel for Mr. Lang and is helping him with all aspects of the studio’s business development and education programs.

Zing Revolution

Lara was the founding Managing Member and eventually the Executive Vice President of Business Development & Business Affairs for Zing Revolution, a leading manufacturer, marketer and fulfillment center for a unique product line that embraced pop culture with iconic branded images and consumer electronic devices. Lara raised $9.5 million dollars to launch and successfully develop Zing Revolution. In 2014, Lara orchestrated the lucrative merger/acquisition of Zing Revolution and then went on to start DICE.

WIDEawake Entertainment Group

Up until December 2009, Lara was the CEO and the Managing Partner of Toronto-based WIDEawake Entertainment Group Inc. She negotiated the company’s $18 million dollar acquisition of Death Row Records’ assets from a California bankruptcy. She then went on to raise $5 million through advances on sales and publishing to capitalize the company and orchestrate its successful acquisition by E-1 Entertainment.

STARTUP AND EMERGING COMPANY LEGAL SERVICES

ENTERTAINMENT

Under the name Lara Lavi – www.laralavi.com, concurrent with her business efforts, Lara, through the 1980s and 1990s, has also been an award-winning singer-songwriter signed to first Columbia Records and later A&M Records. These contracts were both for Lara as a solo artist and with her group, The SongCatchers, which she founded with Charles Neville, the saxophonist for the New Orleans based Neville Brothers.

For years, Lara has been a songwriter for Warner Chappel and is now published through Very Juicy Publishing.

ENTERTAINMENT LAW SERVICES

Contact us

At Media Law Group, we are problem solvers and opportunity creators. We bring a creative approach to helping you reach the next level. We specialize in startup and emerging business law as well as entertainment and media law.

3025 NE 181 Street

Seattle, WA 98155

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