AML 089: (Exclusive Interview) Gordon Firemark: Attorney, Producer & Host Entertainment Law Update

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Gordon Firemark spent the first part of his career working behind the scenes in theatre, film and television, then he became an attorney, and as an entertainment lawyer, that’s still what he does. He helps his clients make the deals that bring the creative, business and money elements together to make movies, TV and Broadway shows.

He is recognized for his expertise in matters pertaining to the entertainment industry, particularly theatre, film, television and music.

In L.A, and around the country, he is known as “THE theatre lawyer.” He probably has more theatre experience than any other entertainment lawyer you’ve ever met. He teaches lawyers about theatre law. He is also an experienced theatre producer, with several musicals and straight plays under his belt.

Gordon Firemark is also producer and host of the Entertainment Law Update, and The Law of Podcasting Shows.


  • Personal background
  • Background in theater
  • Choosing to go to law school
  • Law school
  • Practicing law
  • Carving out a niche
  • Growing the practice
  • Advice to young entrepreneurs/lawyers

Where to Find Gordon Firemark

Twitter: @gfiremark

Where to Find Ms.Uduak

Twitter: @uduaklaw

About The Africa Music Law Show with Ms. Uduak

Hosted by California based Fashion & Entertainment Lawyer Uduak Oduok (Ms. Uduak), The Africa Music Law show is a show empowering the African artist through brilliant music business and entertainment law commentary and analysis, industry news, and exclusive interviews. The show has been downloaded over 150,000 times and made iTunes top 4 ‘New & Noteworthy.’ Subscribers include Africa & hollywood’s power executives, investors, lawyers, artists and other industry stakeholders. The blog itself has been cited in a U.S. top-ranked law school’s ‘International Law Review’ journal. Country demographic: Nigeria (26%), USA (23%), UK (15%), UAE (7%), and Other (29%). 

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Africa Music Law™
AFRICA MUSIC LAW™ (AML) is a pioneering music business and entertainment law blog and podcast show by Fashion and Entertainment Lawyer Ms. Uduak Oduok empowering the African artist and Africa’s rapidly evolving entertainment industry through brilliant music business and entertainment law commentary and analysis, industry news, and exclusive interviews.

Ms. Uduak is also a Partner and Co-Founder of Ebitu Law Group, P.C. where she handles her law firm’s intellectual property law, media, business, fashion, and entertainment law practice areas. For over seventeen years, as an attorney, she has litigated a wide variety of cases in California courts. She has also handled a variety of entertainment deals for clients in the USA, Africa, and Asia. Her work and contributions to the creative industry have been recognized by numerous organizations including the National Bar Association, The American University School of Law and featured in prestigious legal publications in the USA including ABA Journal and The California Lawyer Magazine.

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