Thomas Ingram Law Group works with music creatives and enterprises to help bring music and musical experiences to life. The music industry is comprised of multiple primary and peripheral segments. But the major primary segments remain recording, live performance, and publishing. As creatives, T I attorneys provide a comprehensive educational and advisory approach related to virtually all segments anchored in firsthand knowledge of music business and being members of the music community and industry.

T I + Music Creatives

Working directly with music creatives is always refreshing and stimulating. Their expression often keeps the world going round. T I attorneys have had the pleasure of working with newly minted recording artists to veteran GRAMMY-nominated and award-winning musicians, artists, and producers. Across the board, T I attorneys focus on educating creative clients whether in the classroom, facilitations, or deals on leveraging intellectual property rights, the legalities of deal points and structures, and on industry practices and terms. The goal is for each music creative to feel empowered to make the decision to optimally situate themself and increase the longevity of their creation.

T I + Music Entities

Owners, partners, and founders of music entities are invigorating. With a drive to bring creativity to life or to the forefront, their passion is palpable. T I attorneys have worked with promoters, management groups, labels, music NFPs, venues, and more. Whether structuring a new entity or bringing in A-list talent, T I attorneys work to best situate their clients in affording an experience for their targets.

Supporting in Music

Recording.

T I attorneys have helped creatives and entities with…

  • Management agreements
  • Recording agreements
  • Producer agreements
  • Band agreements
  • Appearance agreements
  • Operating + business agreements
  • Business + venture structuring
  • PRO knowledge and registration
  • Copyright + trademark matters

Live Performance.

T I attorneys have helped purchasers and venues with…

  • Performance agreements
  • Promotional activities
  • Financial structuring
  • Venue agreements
  • Trademark matters
  • Business negotiations

Publishing. 

 T I attorneys have helped creatives with…

  • Publishing agreements
  • Publishing negotiations
  • Recording considerations
  • General learnings
Progress is our motivator

We strive to see our clients progress beyond current standing to aspiring goal-states. We recognize that each client comes with its own unique circumstances, so we approach each client with a custom strategy. While each client is unique, each client gets the same care.

A unique legal practice

A practice where being a lawyer and being oneself are not mutually exclusive.

Black Music Industry Lawyers in Ohio

T I is a certified minority-owned law firm focusing on transactional law. T I attorneys practice in the areas of arts + entertainment, business, commercial real estate, education, estate planning, mergers + acquisitions, probate, residential real estate, and tax. T I supports for-profit entities, non-profit entities, and individuals from around the United States. One of few Black-owned law firms in Columbus, Ohio, an awarded senior attorney describes T I as an “aggressive, innovative and talented firm” with attorneys who “bring a new energy to the practice of