Rachel assists clients in the entertainment industry with a variety of legal matters, frequently serving in a general counsel capacity and both collaborating with her clients’ core team members and serving as a liaison between clients and third parties on various legal issues.
She has experience negotiating and drafting a wide range of agreements related to recorded music, worldwide touring, endorsements, sponsorships, product placements, content, film, television, commercials, production, fashion and philanthropy, including:
- Recording agreements, publishing agreements and other overarching material agreements governing clients’ day-to-day activities, such as merchandising agreements.
- Agreements with performing rights organizations such as the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers; Broadcast Music, Inc.; Society of European Stage Authors and Composers; and International Performance Rights Organizations
- Agreements with third-party participants such as producers, featured artists, mixers, writers, musicians and engineers
- Material terms for sample clearances
- Documentation of AFM paperwork
- Agreements with promoters, including joint venture relationships
- Agreements in connection with tour sponsorships, venues, vendors, transportation and cargo shipping, dancers, crew and others, including procuring requisite insurance
- Agreements associated with miscellaneous content, such as scripted and unscripted content, live action and animation and other assorted mediums, and capitalization of the content across various media
- Acting and voiceover agreements on behalf of talent
- Talent agreements for recurring and one-off live appearances domestically (including agreements for SAG/AFTRA) and internationally
- Licensing, co-production and time-buy agreements with major networks
- Production agreements for documentaries, films and television
- Time-buy agreements with ad purchasers
- Various licensing and consulting agreements for clothing, accessories, wearable technology and other products in the fashion industry
- Agreements related to live appearances and other in-kind services for philanthropic and charitable purposes
Before Fox Rothschild
Prior to joining Fox, Rachel was an attorney at a Beverly Hills-based law firm, where she acted as general counsel to GRAMMY® award-winning clients on a day-to-day basis. She previously worked as an intern and a law clerk at the same firm.
While in law school, Rachel was senior editor of the Southern California Review of Law and Women’s Studies and served as a teaching assistant for a music law course.
Beyond Fox Rothschild
Rachel is a member of The LAB, an invitation-only, exclusive networking community of female professionals in the music, film and digital entertainment industries.
She also volunteers with and participates in fundraising activities for Friends of El Faro, a nonprofit organization that supports Casa Hogar Sion, an orphanage near Tijuana, Mexico.