Fox Welcomes Entertainment Partner Alex Threadgold in New YorkMay 8, 2020 – Press Releases
Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to welcome Alexander J. Threadgold, who joined the firm in New York as a partner in the Entertainment & Sports Law Department.
“Alex has a wealth of in-house music business knowledge, and experience running his own record label, that will complement our growing entertainment law team,” said Janet M. MacLeod, Ph.D., Managing Partner of Fox’s New York office. “He’s immersed in the industry. Artists, entrepreneurs and producers turn to him for strategic advice on intellectual property issues and contract negotiations that balance their creative priorities and legal concerns. We’re excited to welcome him to the New York office.”
Threadgold has more than twenty years of experience in the entertainment industry, providing a range of talent, producers and entrepreneurs with guidance and insightful commercial strategy. Entrenched in the music business, he formerly served as in-house director of business and legal affairs for a large independent record company and its distribution, music publishing, apparel, booking and international affiliates as well as founded and operated his own record company.
With a focus on intellectual property matters for creatives, Threadgold helps clients negotiate contracts, form corporations, register trademarks and pursue and resolve legal disputes.
His representations include bands, recording artists, DJs, songwriters, producers, record companies, management companies, digital developers, software companies, distributors, production companies, designers, apparel companies, writers, directors and various creators and entrepreneurs.
Before earning his law degree, Threadgold worked as a DJ and in label management, artist relations, event production, webcasting, retail, and digital content creation. Among his notable creative projects, he executive produced and commercially developed albums with MF Doom and Diplo.
He earned his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and his B.A. from Brown University.
Prior to joining Fox, he was a partner at a boutique entertainment and media firm in New York City.