Speaker Profile

Sidney Fohrman
Partner / Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Sidney (Sid) Fohrman is a partner in the entertainment and digital media practice group at Sheppard Mullin in Century City, California, and leader of the firm's music industry team.

He provides strategic counsel and transactional support to a diverse client base comprised of talent, influencers, entrepreneurs and institutions across the digital media, music, fitness, sports, technology, event, film and television industries. Mr. Fohrman regularly handles multifaceted entertainment transactions, intellectual property matters, and platform, content and licensing deals related to technology and new media exploitation; advertising, branding, and sponsorship deals; publishing, licensing and other copyright and trademark transactions; and production, labor, trade and venue matters in connection with live performances. Sidney’s practice is anchored by his significant experience representing both talent and institutional clients in all aspects of the music industry. Sid has represented some of the world's largest media companies and most prominent artists and producers on recording and music publishing agreements, content licensing, composer and producer services for film and television, and has represented worldwide and national sports organizations in connection with the production of live musical events, and new music- and media-related transactions.