Royalties, Rap And Race: The Top 10 Law Schools That Teach Real-Life Music Issues


An article in Billboard has named Fordham Law one of the top 10 law schools to teach the legal side of the entertainment and music industry. The article has also mentioned professor Derek Dessler who teaches a specialized class in entertainment law.


Fordham Law School, which in 2014 relocated to nine floors of an ­architecturally striking 22-story tower on its Lincoln Center campus, offers a deep ­curriculum in contract law, ­business and ­corporate law, finance and ­intellectual property. Among its ­specialized courses is a class in ­entertainment law taught by Derek Dessler, whose career includes 14 years as a legal executive for Universal Music Group.

Alumnus: Paul Robinson, executive vp/general counsel, Warner Music Group


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