Jed Enlow is “Of Counsel” at Leavens, Strand, Glover & Adler, LLC in Chicago, Illinois. Jed has represented a wide variety of clients in the entertainment industry, including musicians, artists, managers, agents, film and television production companies and multimedia organizations. Currently, Jed serves as the Production Attorney for the upcoming daytime television talk show, “Steve Harvey”, where he handles all on-site 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 Standards & Practices 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 non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements; and operation of the taped-delay “bleep button” during live broadcasts.
Before joining Harpo, Jed had a successful solo practice 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 from show choirs to barbershop quartets to jam bands, and remains an avid music fan. He is also a volunteer organizer of the Backyard Film and Music Festival, 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