Jed Enlow is “Of Counsel” at Leavens, Strand, Glover & Adler, LLC. Jed has represented a wide variety of clients in the entertainment industry, including musicians, managers, agents, film and television production companies and multimedia organizations. Currently, Jed serves as the Production Attorney for the Steve Harvey daytime television talk show, where he handles all legal issues that may arise in production of the show from Chicago’s NBC tower studio.
Prior to joining Leavens, Strand, Glover & Adler, LLC, Jed was Senior Attorney for Harpo Productions, Inc., where he handled all aspects of production legal matters for The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Rosie Show, and various other television programs. Jed’s responsibilities included: review of all content for defamation concerns, FCC compliance and S&P issues; oversight of rights clearances for all third party materials; drafting and negotiation of talent agreements, releases, location agreements, tradeout agreements, promotional and sponsorship agreements, producer and other key staff employment contracts, and NDA and confidentiality agreements; and operation of the taped-delay “bleep button” during live broadcasts.
Jed also had a successful solo practice law firm named Jed Enlow Entertainment Law, where he represented clients in many aspects of the entertainment industry, but predominantly bands and musicians. Jed obtained his law degree from Suffolk University in Boston, MA in 2002, and a B.A. in History from Miami University in Oxford, OH in 1998. In his youth, Jed was a singer in a variety of formats and remains an avid music fan. Jed is a member of the Associate Board for Lawyers for the Creative Arts, and lives in Oak Park with his wife and two young sons.
Rights Acquisitions and Clearance
Film Production Contracts
Television Production Contracts
Sponsorship and Integration Agreements
Standards and Practices Review
Personal Appearance Releases
Rights of Publicity and Privacy
Miami University in Oxford, OH, B.A. (History)
Suffolk University Law School, J.D. 2002
Illinois Supreme Court