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Nina McCann
Director of Public Relations
Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, LLP

Partner Anthony V. Curto Attends Firm client Joy Mangano’s Biopic Movie Premiere

Uniondale, December 2015 — Anthony V. Curto attended the premiere of Joy the 20th Century Fox/David O. Russel movie. This biographical picture features Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence as Firm client and entrepreneur Joy Mangano. Anthony V. Curto and Joseph V. Cuomo handled Joy’s life rights agreement with Fox.

The Firm's Entertainment, Celebrity and Sports Department is unique in the Long Island market.  The Department counsels a diverse entertainment and sports clientele, including celebrities, internationally famous authors, multi-platinum singers, television, screen and stage stars, nationally-known radio personalities, and professional athletes.  Several of the Firm’s clients have reached the top of their respective professions, and including a Nobel Peace Prize® winner in Literature, a Pulitzer Prize® winning writer, a Grammy Award® winning singer with numerous Number One hits, one of the most successful home shopping television personalities of all time, and a Long Island lacrosse legend.
We offer a wide range of entertainment services, and have significant experience across the broad spectrum of the entertainment industry, including television, film, theater, music, radio, publishing, professional sports, and the Internet.  Our services and experience include:  recording deals; artist and talent agreements of every type; television production transactions; licensing, merchandising and endorsement arrangements; book deals; Internet and website agreements; management and agency contracts; employment and consultant agreements; confidentiality agreements; and a wide variety of other transactional and contractual matters. 

The Department represents a number of entertainment and sports clients in their entrepreneurial ventures, from the initial stages of structuring the venture, during its growth, through financings and acquisitions, and in many instances in connection with a successful exit event.  In addition, the Firm’s full-service capabilities allow us to provide many of the collateral legal services our entertainment and sports clients often require, including real estate, estate and wealth planning, asset protection, corporate and commercial, tax planning, charitable endeavors and foundations, and litigation.

Founded in 1976, the Firm LLP is one of Long Island's most acclaimed and distinguished law firms.
Headquartered in Uniondale, NY, the Firm is conveniently located for clients in Nassau and Suffolk counties, as well as those in New York City.

The Firm employs over 60 talented attorneys who provide counsel to a broad range of clients, including national, regional and local businesses, major real estate developers and organizations, banks, insurance companies, municipalities, educational institutions, contractors, architects/engineers and individuals.

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