John Boruk – Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
I have developed complete trust and confidence in Adam, since the very beginning of our relationship. In my professional dealings with Adam, I have forged a relationship with someone who values what his clients have to say and who takes a genuine interest in their lives and families.
Over the past several years, Adam has been able to impart worthwhile wisdom and valuable knowledge in connection with my career as an on-air television personality. What truly sets Adam apart from other television talent representatives and attorneys is his practical, interpersonal approach to addressing legal and other issues. His ability to explain legal concepts and apply them to my industry is exceptional. In dealing with Adam, I feel comforted by both his meticulousness and knowing that I am constantly informed of any legal developments.
Lisa Hillary – Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
I have found Adam to be quite unique in the television celebrity management industry.
His caring and sensitive approach, combined with his attention to detail and impressive legal acumen have made me most at ease when I have called upon Adam for advice. It has been reassuring to know that when I receive counsel from Adam, I am being provided with reasoned, cutting-edge information from a well-established practicing attorney.
Erin O’Hearn – 6 ABC – WPVI Philadelphia
I am deeply familiar with Adam’s professional aptitude and personal drive.
During the past several years, Adam has been able to impart to me valuable wisdom and wherewithal in connection with my career as a television news personality. In dealing with Adam, I feel comforted by both his diligence and knowing perpetually fully apprised of all relevant legal intricacies.
Although Adam always maintains the utmost level of professionalism, he simultaneously demonstrates compassion and patience with the emotions that so often accompany career decisions.
Celebrity Employment Representation
The celebrity employment representation team at The Barrist Firm serves as legal advocates for various celebrities and entertainers who require advice and negotiation for legal and business concerns. We provide legal counsel to a variety of new and established talent including news anchors, news reporters, singers, musicians, film and television actors, authors, theater stars and professional athletes. Adam Barrist has effectively drafted, negotiated and secured contracts for numerous entertainers.
We Provide Comprehensive Legal Services in the Area of Entertainment Law
Some of the services that our skilled team offers are negotiating and securing contractual agreements, representation agreements and endorsement arrangements. We pride ourselves on looking at the fine print on all documents in order to protect our clients’ rights. Most celebrities are concerned about their privacy rights as reporters, fans or photographers continually try to pry into the lives of famous people. We can assist celebrities with their legal options when companies or individuals use pictures or images of them without any authorization. In addition, we can also assist celebrity and entertainment talents with their own entrepreneurial endeavors.
The process of negotiating an employment contract requires time and patience. Our celebrity entertainment lawyers take the time to listen and understand your needs and goals. We plan legal strategies and incorporate them into every contract or agreement deal that we draft and negotiate. The manner in which we proceed through a negotiation is one in which we try to foster an amicable relationship between all parties. We strive to obtain the best outcome for our clients in a timely manner by providing superior and effective legal representation.