Meet the Board: Jeff Becker

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Jeff Becker is Chair of Swanson, Martin & Bell’s Entertainment & Media Law Practice Group.  He provides comprehensive representation on behalf of his clients in both the transactional and litigation aspects of their business.  Among Jeff’s clients are musicians, songwriters, producers, and a variety music-related companies. Whether guiding promising young artists through the formation of their first business entity or litigating complex disputes on behalf of Grammy-winning recording artists and record labels in the courtroom, Jeff ensure that his clients know their legal needs are cared for, leaving them to focus on what they do best—create. Jeff is a Professor of Music Law at DePaul University, a member of the American Bar Association’s Forum on Sports and Entertainment Law, and serves as President of Lawyers for the Creative Arts’ Associate Board.  He actively advocates for the protection of artist’s rights, and is a regular author and panelist on topics impacting the rights of content creators.

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The Recording Academy is the preeminent organization for musicians, producers, engineers and other music professionals. Our mission is to advance artistic and technical excellence, work to ensure a vital and free creative environment, and act as an advocate on behalf of music and its makers.

Our members have access to live events all around the country, as well as 24/7 access to the GRAMMY Pro library of video and editorial content, which explores the industry and craft of music.

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Chicago Chapter Executive Director - Sarah Jansen


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