Attorneys & Business Affairs

About Us - A Boutique Partner-Only Firm

Partners Eric (Ric) Cohen and Michael Silver offer a wealth of experience to meet your needs.

We also maintain extensive referral networks to assist you with legal matters that may be outside of our practice areas and to provide access to other professional services.

Ric Cohen brings 20+ years of extensive business and entertainment industry experience to our firm. His clients have ranged from major label recording artists, to public companies at the forefront of advanced technologies. He has shopped, secured and negotiated recording, publishing, merchandising, touring and multi-media deals for artists, writers and producers with many major entertainment companies. He is also well versed in the talent management side of the business, and earlier in his career spent substantial time on the road with touring artists internationally.

Ric’s other practice areas include business transactions, real estate, and the general representation of executives, entrepreneurs and companies.

Ric was previously a partner in a venture capital firm where he worked on a variety of  transactions and served as a director and advisor on corporate boards. He continues to maintain relationships with other professionals in the financial community that are often valuable assets to current clients.

Ric is a graduate of Temple University Law School and also has a business degree from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania.
   Direct Dial: 215-413-3686

Michael Silver has extensive experience in the entertainment industry and in business affairs, previously working both in a large law firm environment and as general counsel for Steinberg Business & Music Advisory Services.
Michael's business practice is broad in scope and has included the representation of clients ranging from public companies, to trustees of multi-million dollar trusts, to start up businesses.
In the music industry, Michael's clients have included Grammy-winning producers, internationally acclaimed hit songwriters, recording artists, publishing and production companies, studio musicians, websites, and many others. Michael is intimately familiar with entertainment issues from the perspective of the artist as well, having released two albums and toured internationally prior to starting his legal career.
In other areas of the entertainment industry, Michael has also represented authors, on-air personalities, and television business clients.

Michael is a graduate of The University of Pennsylvania and The University of California (Hastings) College of Law.   Direct Dial: 215-500-0840

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