ADAM ZIA, FOUNDER

Adam represents and advises entertainment talent in various areas, including music, social media, television, film, licensing, branding, sports, literature and new media.

Adam's primary focus is on the music industry, representing multi-platinum artists, up-and-coming artists, producers, songwriters, managers, record labels, and production companies. Adam has extensive experience handling record, publishing, merchandising, endorsement, employment and joint venture deals, as well as high-profile re-negotiations.

Adam was previously a founding partner at the boutique bi-coastal law firm Abner Chernis, LLP in 2011.  Prior to becoming a partner at Abner Chernis, LLP, Adam helped found the Entertainment and Media Division of Silverman Sclar Shin & Byrne, PLLC. In addition, Adam previously worked at high profile entertainment law firms Davis Shapiro Lewit & Hayes, LLP and Grubman, Indurksy & Shire, P.C.

E: azia@ziafirm.com
P: (973) 953-2527
F: (610) 466-8003

Education:

University of Maryland, College Park. B.A.
Fordham University School of Law. J.D.

Professional Admissions:

New York


NATE KUO,  ASSOCIATE

Nate represents and advises music and entertainment clients on sophisticated corporate and artist-related legal transactions across the entertainment, media and technology sectors.

Prior to joining the firm, Nate worked at the global law firms of Clifford Chance US LLP and Alston & Bird LLP on billion-dollar corporate and finance transactions.  

E: nkuo@ziafirm.com
F: (610) 466-8003

Education:

Fordham University School of Law, J.D.
University of London, M.A.
UCLA, B.A.

Professional Admission:

New York


Practices:

* Entertainment

* Music

*Corporate/Finance

* Social Media

* Branding

* Film and Television Talent

* Employment - Entertainment Executive Talent