Adam N. Weissman

Top rated Entertainment & Sports attorney in New York, New York

Weissman Law PLLC
Adam N. Weissman
Weissman Law PLLC

Practice Areas: Entertainment & Sports, Business & Corporate, Media & Advertising; view more

Licensed in New York since: 2013

Education: Osgoode Hall Law School, York University

Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2023

Weissman Law PLLC

43 West 43rd Street
Suite 287
New York, NY 10036 Visit website


Adam is a transactional attorney with a background in media and entertainment production, providing legal counsel on commercial and intellectual property issues. In addition to representing companies, artists, and creators in the media and entertainment world, Adam regularly works with clients in leisure, recreational, and other industries, advising them on licensing, regulatory matters, and other legal and operational issues.

Adam's practice combines his love of the arts, fascination with the changing landscape at the intersection of law and digital media, and insight gained from his past as an associate at a litigation firm, fighting for his clients in court and resolving complex disputes. His approach balances thorough knowledge of the law with a clear understanding of his clients’ practical business and operational concerns.

Adam also acts as external general counsel for companies that require general business advice and regular assistance on transactional legal matters. Adam previously acted as general counsel for Nylon Media until its sale to Bustle Digital Group in 2019, and currently acts as general counsel for Socialyte, a full-service, digital marketing agency.

Outside of law, Adam is a musician and performer with a passion for the Blues, R&B, and Rock, and dabbles in documentary film-making. 

Practice areas

Entertainment & Sports, Business/Corporate, Media and Advertising, Intellectual Property

Focus areas

Communications and Media Law, Contracts, Copyrights, Trademarks

  • 40% Entertainment & Sports
  • 30% Business/Corporate
  • 20% Media and Advertising
  • 10% Intellectual Property

First Admitted: 2013, New York

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member of the Entertainment Law Committee, New York City Bar Association, 2019-Present
  • Member of the Arts Worker Resource Center Advisory Council at the Actors Fund
  • Secretary and Treasurer of the Small Law Firm Committee, New York City Bar Association, 2020-Present
  • New York State Bar, 2017
  • Law Society of Ontario, 2013

Office location for Adam N. Weissman

43 West 43rd Street
Suite 287
New York, NY 10036

Phone: 929-261-2320


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2023

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