Brooke serves as a junior associate who assists in the representation of individuals and companies mainly in connection with their transactional needs. Brooke regularly drafts and reviews agreements on behalf of talent and content creators in connection with the commercial exploitation and protection of their intellectual property rights (trademark, copyright, and publicity rights) as well in licensing agreements, talent agreements, and endorsement agreements. She also drafts contracts on behalf of corporate clients in corporate transactions. Brooke also has experience in employment law matters, specifically in wage and hour claims and on behalf of plaintiffs suffering from race and sex-based discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace.
In keeping with her love for the arts, Brooke served as an editor for the Fourth Edition of Steve Gordon’s book, The Future of the Music Business, and was commended for her 2014 article, Securing Copyrights for the “Oldies” in the Digital Age of Music. She has worked as a concert promoter for Gotham Rocks, a New York City-based concert promotion company supporting local and regional rock and metal bands, and continues to attend shows to support local artists.
Brooke’s legal practice today consists of transactional matters in the following areas:
- Entertainment — film, television, music
- Branding – individuals and corporate
- Intellectual Property – copyright, patent, trademark
- Licensing and sponsorship
- Trade secrets, privacy and confidentiality
- Endorsement, licensing, co-marketing and sponsorship
Brooke is admitted to practice in New York State. She received her Juris Doctorate with a Concentration in Intellectual Property from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and her undergraduate degree from the Honors College at Hofstra University, graduating Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa.