Ivan Parron

Ivan Parron

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Entertainment & Sports Attorney in Miami, FL

Parron Law
 | 175 SW 7th Street, Suite 1403
Miami, FL 33130
Phone: 305-459-3349
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Entertainment & Sports
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French,
  • Italian,
  • Portuguese,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Mr. Parron has 20+ years of legal and executive experience in the entertainment and sports industries, serving as a private practice attorney, an in-house attorney, a CEO and a talent and sports agent. Mr. Parron has been voted one of the top 50 music industry attorneys in the country by Billboard Magazine, the music industry's most prestigious publication. He is a certified NFL and NBA player agent and an adjunct sports law professor at Florida International University College of Law. His articles on entertainment and sports law have been published by the American Bar Association and he is a contributing writer to The Huffington Post in the areas of entertainment and sports law. Mr. Parron is past Chair of the Florida Bar Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law section, an appointed member of the Miami-Dade County Film & Entertainment Advisory Board, board member of Film Florida, a 2-term elected Grammy Governor and executive board member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and an active voting member of the  Emmys at the Television Academy. Prior to opening his law firm and his tenure at Universal Music Group as in-house counsel, Mr. Parron served as CEO and founder of Ritmoteca.com, Inc., the world’s first legal source for downloadable Latin music via the Internet and mobile networks. The company was an early predecessor to the now highly successful Apple iTunes business model. Mr. Parron is often referred to as the inventor of the online music store  and helped pioneer the deal structure for digital distribution of music, signing digital distribution agreements with over 60 top independent record labels and aggregating exclusive digital rights to over 600,000 music tracks and videos including exclusive digital distribution rights. His vision and business savvy also led his company to become the first music venture to sign digital music distribution deals with the major record labels including  Sony Music, BMG Music, Warner Music Group and Universal Music Group, securing his position as a dealmaker. Under his leadership, Ritmoteca forged strategic alliances with companies including Microsoft, AOL, Real Networks, Nokia, Motorola, MusicNet and Napster. Mr. Parron built the company up to 200 employees with satellite offices in Europe backed by private and institutional investors including Bain Capital in Boston. Prior to Ritmoteca, Mr. Parron founded Internet Marketing Consultants in 1994. He consulted for international media brands including MTV, Nickelodeon & Discovery Channel.

About Ivan Parron

Admitted: 2006, Florida

Professional Webpage: parronlaw.com/team/IvanParron

Honors and Awards:

  • 10.0 Superb rating in Entertainment Law, Avvo.com, 2016
  • 10.0 Superb rating in Entertainment Law, Avvo.com, 2015
  • 10.0 Superb rating in Entertainment Law, Avvo.com, 2014
  • Top 50 Music Attorneys in US, Billboard Magazine, 2014
  • 10.0 Superb rating in Entertainment Law, Avvo.com, 2013
  • 10.0 Superb rating in Entertainment Law, Avvo.com, 2012
  • “Seats of Justice” courtroom attorney chair dedicated in honor, Florida International University College of Law, 2009
  • Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame Nominee, Florida International University College of Business, 2002
  • Voted one of the “100 Latinos on the Move”, Latino Impact Magazine, 2001
  • Community Service Recognition Award, New York Puerto Rican Day Parade, 2000
  • Hispanic Businessman of the Year, National Hispanic Business Group, 2000
  • Presented Mayor's Key to the City, Miami-Dade County, 2000
  • Economic Development Recognition Award, The Beacon Council, Miami-Dade County, Florida, 2000
  • Charles E. Perry Visionary Torch Award, Florida International University Alumni Association, 2000

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Florida Real Estate Salesman License, 1988
  • US District Court, Eastern District of New York Admitted
  • US District Court, Southern District of New York Admitted
  • Certified FIBA Player Agent
  • Certified NFL Player Agent
  • Certified NBA Player Agent
  • US Bankruptcy Court, So. District of Florida Admitted
  • Florida Licensed Sports Agent
  • Florida Licensed Talent Agent
  • US District Court, Southern District of Florida Admitted
  • US Supreme Court Admitted
  • US Tax Bar Admitted
  • New York Bar Admited
  • District of Colombia Bar Admitted

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Chair, Florida Bar Entetainment, Arts & Sports Law section, 2013
  • Elected Florida Bar Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section Executive Board Member and Officer (Treasurer), 2010

Pro bono/Community Service:

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Filed a lawsuit in New York on behalf of client against TV network 'Food Network' and reached a settlement., 2014


  • Negotiated sale of television series "Mira Quien Baila" to Univision Communications Inc.

Representative Clients:

Educational Background:

Industry Groups

  • Emmys-Television Academy
  • Film Florida
  • Grammy Governor At Recording Academy
  • International Association Of Entertainment Lawyers
  • Miami-Dade County Film & Entertainment Advisory Board
  • Past Chair Of Florida Bar Entertainment Arts & Sports Law Section
  • Office Location for Ivan Parron

    175 SW 7th Street
    Suite 1403
    Miami, FL 33130


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