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Deep Dive on Contracts: Shay Lawson

In this deep dive, Shay shares a quick rundown of contracts: trademarks, copyrights, patents, the value of being specific in contracts, how to protect yourself from endorsement agreements from large brands, and adding morality clauses to contracts.

Shay Lawson is the go-to for entertainers, entrepreneurs, and influencers looking to legally protect their passion and profits.

She has been named Billboard Magazine’s 2021 Top Music Lawyers list and a Super Lawyers 2020 Rising Star Honoree. Shay was recognized in the top 2.5% of intellectual property attorneys practicing in the state of Georgia. In addition, She is the managing attorney at the Law Firm of Lawson McKinley where she has negotiated millions in client deals in connection with brands such as Nike, BravoTV, ABC, Discovery Channel, iHeartMedia, and Microsoft.

About the Host

Tanya Sam

Tech savvy businesswoman Tanya Sam is the Director of Partnerships at TechSquare Labs, a technology startup hub and venture capital fund. Since 2016, TechSquare Labs has invested in over 30 companies and those companies have raised over $300 million dollars in venture capital and generated over $100 million dollars in revenue.

She is passionate about creating pathways to bring more women and minorities into business and technology.

Learn more about Tanya.