Since 2001, Sword Law LLC has provided legal advice and strategic business counsel to clients engaged in a variety of commercial activities across a range of industries. The firm offers significant professional expertise in the areas of television, film, digital media, music, live events, licensing, merchandising, branding, publishing, personal appearances, endorsements, sponsorships, product development, marketing, consulting, culinary endeavors and hospitality.
Representative clients include renowned television personalities, production companies, writers, musicians, performing artists, media executives, celebrity chefs and lifestyle experts as well as internationally known resorts, restaurants and branded products.
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Mike Sword has advised clients in the entertainment, media, licensing, merchandising, brand marketing, restaurant, hospitality, consulting and related industries for nearly twenty years.
In the television business, Mike's clients have developed, produced, written or appeared in scripted, factual, lifestyle and documentary content for partners including NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox, The CW, Amazon, Netflix, CNN, PBS, Food Network, Discovery, A&E, Bravo, History, SyFy, Lifetime, MTV, VH1, BET, CNBC, OWN, TLC, Nat Geo, Animal Planet, Cooking Channel, HGTV, Hallmark Channel, Tru TV, Travel Channel, Starz, Sundance, WE, Discovery Family Channel, DIY, Game Show Network, Great American Country, Z Living and QVC.
Mike has also represented restaurateurs, gaming resorts, marketing agencies, network executives, product developers, musicians, music publishers, record labels, live event producers, technology companies and innovative entrepreneurs of all kinds.
Outside of his legal practice, Mike has worked as a television producer, talent manager and consultant, diverse experiences that inform the counsel he delivers to his clients.
Mike founded the firm after beginning his career in the New York office of Proskauer Rose LLP.