Lecturer, Entrepreneurship in the Arts
Amy Lehman, ESQ. comes to the practice of law after having a long career as a professional ballet dancer before returning to school to get her bachelor’s degree in theater history and dramatic literature from NYU. She studied copyright, trademark, media law while at University of Michigan Law School, where she served as president of the Entertainment, Media and Arts Law Students Association.
Prior to joining Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Amy practiced in New York as a commercial litigator, and advised clients in non-profit corporate compliance. She is a trained mediator, running VLA’s MediateArt program, and is now on the panel of mediators assigned to resolve cases for the Southern District of New York.
Amy is a member of the Entertainment Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association and was selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2014, 2016, 2017 and New York Metro Super Lawyers 2018-2021.