Adam J. Rosen

Adam J. Rosen, Partner

Email: arosen@gispc.com
Direct Line: 212-554-0433
Fax Line: 212-554-0444
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Adam J. Rosen

Adam’s practice includes transactional work across entertainment industries with a primary focus in live theater.  In addition to his representation of talent in all media, he has served as live stage production counsel for numerous Broadway, Off-Broadway and touring shows, assisting producers with underlying rights acquisitions, negotiations with creative team members, drafting of investment documents and securities law compliance.  He has represented Broadway and touring productions including "Rocky," "School of Rock," "Springsteen on Broadway," "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel," "Edward Albee's Three Tall Women," “Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh,” "Torch Song," "The Waverly Gallery," "Hello, Dolly!" and "Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird."  He also regularly advises clients working in television and film.  Before joining the firm, Adam practiced commercial litigation and intellectual property law at Bryan Cave LLP and transactional entertainment law at Levine Plotkin & Menin, LLP.  He has acted as a producer for numerous theater, cabaret, charity benefit and film projects, including performances at venues such as 59E59 Theaters, Theatre Row, Abingdon Theatre Company, Ars Nova, Joe’s Pub and 54 Below.  Adam is a member of the Theater and Performing Arts Committee of the New York State Bar Association's Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section, a member of the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS NextGen Network and a Commercial Theater Institute alumnus.  He also teaches “Law and the Entertainment Business” as an adjunct professor at Baruch College.

Publications

“Exit Stage Left, Enter Stage Right: Theater Trends Over the Past 25 Years,” Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal of the New York State Bar Association (Spring 2013, Vol. 24, No. 1) (Co-Author)

“30 Years Later - The Show Must Go On: Current Trends and Issues in the Theater Industry,” Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal of the New York State Bar Association (Fall/Winter 2018, Vol. 29, No. 3) (Co-Author)

 

Education

  • Yale College (B.A., Cum Laude, 2001)
  • Pace University School of Education (M.S., 2003)
  • New York University School of Law (J.D., 2006)

Awards / Honors

  • NYU Review of Law and Social Change, Colloquium Editor
  • Leonard M. Henkin Prize for note on equal rights portion of the 14th Amendment