• 2014-2016 Super Lawyers Rising Star Award
  • 2015 and 2016 Emerging Lawyer in Arts, Entertainment & Sports Law
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Jed Enlow

Jed Enlow is of counsel at Leavens Strand & Glover. He represents a broad range of clients across the entertainment industry, including those in the television, film, music and multimedia sectors, as well as event companies, spokespersons and photographers.  In this capacity, he reviews, drafts and negotiates all agreements and other transactional documents necessary for entertainment content production and clearing or protecting intellectual property rights.

Currently, Jed serves as the Senior Show Attorney for the Steve Harvey daytime television talk show, handling all legal issues that arise in its production from Chicago’s NBC tower studio.

Prior to joining the firm, 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 and digital productions.

In his television production roles, Jed drafts and negotiates agreements related to talent, licensing third-party materials, locations, sponsorships, tradeouts and promotions, as well as personnel, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements.

He also reviews all content for compliance with Federal Communications Commission and Federal Trade Commission regulations and guidelines, defamation and other legal risks of broadcast and distribution, as well as for network standards and practices clearance.

Jed is a frequent writer on media and marketing content.


  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 2002
  • Miami University, Oxford, OH, B.A., History, 1998



  • Illinois
  • Massachusetts


  • Illinois Supreme Court
  • Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court


  • Secretary, Board of Directors, Chicago West Community Music Center
  • Member, Associate Board, Lawyers for the Creative Arts
Speaking Engagements
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Columbia College and DePaul University College of Law guest lectures
  • CIMM fest film/television production panel