Jessie Winkler

Education

Juris Doctorate
Southwestern Law School 
Los Angeles, California 

Bachelor of Music, Music Business / Management
Berklee College of Music
Boston, Massachusetts

Biography

Jessie is a graduate of Southwestern Law School, where she was a Wildman/Schumacher Scholar and concentrated her studies on entertainment law through Southwestern’s Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute. Prior to law school, Jessie attended Berklee College of Music on a vocal performance scholarship and worked in marketing and lifestyle branding at Universal Music Group Distribution. After relocating to Los Angeles, Jessie spent several years working in music publishing at Universal Music Publishing Group and BMG.

At LaPolt Law, Jessie drafts and negotiates various music business-related agreements including publishing agreements, recording and distribution agreements, producer and side artist agreements, remixer agreements, management agreements, personal appearance agreements, performance and tour-related agreements, and licensing agreements. Jessie also handles matters relating to new media, film and television including, but not limited to, composer agreements and various film score-related agreements, soundtrack agreements, talent agreements for film, television and commercial performances, executive producer agreements, film and television production and distribution agreements, animation agreements, avatar development and distribution agreements, merchandising agreements, social media-related agreements and licenses, employment agreements, and agreements related to e-sports.  In addition to drafting and negotiating the aforementioned agreements, Jessie actively assists clients with brand management, development and protection.

Memberships

California State Bar Association; Beverly Hills Bar Association