Dina LaPolt, Esq. is the owner of LaPolt Law, P.C., a boutique transactional entertainment law firm in West Hollywood, California that specializes in representing creators, including recording artists, songwriters, producers, musicians, authors, writers, photographers, actors, and others. She is an expert at strategizing and solving complex and sophisticated legal and business issues relating to contracts, copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity, and litigation.
In addition to practicing law, Dina serves as an activist for the broader music creator community in Washington, D.C., often becoming involved in legislative matters that affect the rights of her clients and advocating on their behalf. She is one of the attorney advisors to two music creator advocacy groups, the GRAMMY Creators Alliance and Songwriters of North America (SONA).
Dina was named to both the Hollywood Reporter’s Power Lawyers 2015 and 2016 Top Music Business Attorneys and Billboard’s Music’s Most Powerful Attorneys. She teaches a course entitled “Legal and Practical Aspects of the Music Business” at the UCLA Extension Program, and has since 2001, and served as the editor of Building Your Artist’s Brand as a Business, published by the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers in 2012.