Law Offices of
David A. Helfant


The Leading Firm in Entertainment Law
Meet The Team
Founding Partner

David A. Helfant

Juris Doctorate
Southwestern Law School
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science 
State University of New York, at Binghampton
David Helfant's experience in representing record producers, recording artists and record and publishing companies -- together with his specialized expertise in counseling major motion picture studios and television, film and video production companies -- enables him to lead, direct and counsel a wide variety of corporations, artists and above-the-line talent in their transactional and new media needs.
Associate

Jessica Villar 

While at Southwestern, Jessica Villar participated in the Biederman Media and Entertainment Law Institute program at the University of London; was a student advocate in the Entertainment and the Arts Legal Clinic; and was a writer of the Biederman Entertainment Blog. Jessica’s main focus is transactional Entertainment Law and specializes in drafting entertainment industry contracts including Music Producer Agreements, Composer Agreements, Recording Agreements, Music Publishing Agreements, Shopping and Distribution Agreements, and Music Licenses, to name a few.  In addition, Jessica has experience in drafting agreements such as Asset Purchase Agreements, Operating Agreements, Buy-Sell Agreements, and Settlement Agreements.
Juris Doctorate
Southwestern Law School
Bachelor in Science, International Business & Marketing
California State Polytechnic University of Pomona