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AMEC TODAY

The Association of Media and Entertainment Counsel is a 14 year old organization comprised of more than 14,000 accomplished men and women working in a variety of executive roles including in-house counsel and business affairs attorneys at major entertainment and media companies and law firms.

Once a year we host The Counsel of the Year Awards, an annual event celebrating the crème de la crème of the legal world in Media & Entertainment. 

Advisory Boards

The AMEC Advisory Boards sets the organization’s strategic goals, maintains relevancy in the constantly evolving Entertainment and Media industries’ landscape and assures the fulfillment of our mission. 

Memberships

Members who join the AMEC represent the highest level of professionalism in their profession. We are committed to setting high standards for knowledge, expertise, and quality within the profession. We believe that by using our members’ network, one can find the best experts for a project of any caliber. 

Events

AMEC looks forward to honoring the legal leaders of the industry. Each year you can expect events hosted by AMEC and members alike. Stay tuned to follow upcoming events.

Benefits of membership

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Exclusive Events

  • Members only events.
  • Free (or heavily discounted) tickets to AMEC and our partners offering state-of-the-art information and career education from top professionals.
  • Free tickets for premier partner programs and events.
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Board of Directors

The AMEC Advisory Boards sets the organization’s strategic goals, maintains relevancy in the constantly evolving Entertainment and Media industries’ landscape and assures the fulfillment of our mission. 

 

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Promote Events

Opportunity to promote your events and important announcements to over 10,000 AMEC subscribers.

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Networking

Numerous networking opportunities to all types of organziations in the industry.

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Industry News & Updates

Email Newsletters with news,  job postings and general announcements from AMEC and member-organizations.

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Job Board

Access to the AMEC Job Board. The Job Board provides access to our system to post your available careers. Additionally, you may also to various employment opportunities. ​

About Us

The Association of Media & Entertainment Counsel was formed in late 2005. AMEC was founded by Arnold Peter, President and Managing Partner of the boutique law firm, Peter Law Group and the former Vice President of Legal Affairs and Labor Relations at Universal Studios. Bill Simon, Chair of the Global Media & Entertainment Practice at executive search firm Korn Ferry International and Peter Winkler, then the marketing leader of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Global Entertainment & Media Practice.

Membership types

Law School Student

  • Students at USA and international law schools. 
  • ​Offered to students at ABA-approved law schools.

Emerging Leader

  • Under 10 years of experience as an attorney in a law firm active in the Entertainment and Media industries.
  • In-house attorney in an Entertainment or Media company.​

Regular Membership

  • Entertainment & Media lawyers (law firm and in-house counsel) with 10+ years of experience.
  • Executives in legal and non-legal roles at Entertainment and Media companies.
  • Law School Professors.

International Advisory Board

  • Media and Entertainment law firms.
  • Headquartered outside of the United States.

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