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Hertz Schram PC
Howard Hertz established the law firm of Hertz Schram with Bradley Schram in 1979. He specializes in entertainment law and since 1976 he has represented numerous artists and entities in the entertainment field, including authors, filmmakers, screenwriters, recording artists, radio personalities, producers, production companies, record labels, agents, artist managers, music publishers, songwriters and athletes. Services provided to entertainment clients range from contract negotiation and litigation to entity formation and estate/tax planning. Hertz travels to MIDEM, the International Music Festival in Cannes, France, annually, on behalf of his clients.
Among the many organizations and honors to Hertz's credit, he is a member of the Board of Directors and President of the Detroit Music Awards Foundation, a member of the Board of Governors of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (Grammy Awards) Chicago Chapter, a former member of the Michigan Film Advisory Commission (2006-2008), a member of the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers, a member of the Wayne State University College of Fine, Performing & Communication Arts Board of Visitors, a member and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Sphinx Organization, counsel to and a member of the Board of Directors of the American Music Research Foundation, and is counsel to and a member of the Board of Directors of D-PAN: Deaf Professional Arts Network. He is the subject of biographical record in Who's Who in Entertainment and Who's Who in the World. Mr. Hertz was the 2004 recipient of the John Hensel Award for significant contributions to the arts community. Mr. Hertz is also recognized by "Best Lawyers in America" and was featured in "Super Lawyers".
Hertz is an adjunct professor at the University of Michigan Law School and Wayne State University Law School, teaching a course in entertainment law. Hertz graduated from Wayne State University in 1972 with distinction and received his law degree from Wayne State University Law School in 1976, where he graduated cum laude.
- Howard Hertz was the subject of a feature story in the Legal News' Motion magazine titled "THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT: Attorney shares the world of showbiz with law classes."