Entertainment, Intellectual Property, Business Law (Transactional), Business Formation
Adia began her legal career as a Corporate Associate at the law firm of Wildman Harrold Allen and Dixon, now known as Edwards Wildman. She worked as a Business Representative and Advisor in Entertainment Contracts at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) headquarters in Los Angeles, CA where she was responsible for clearing film and television productions, reviewing chain of title and advising business representatives in the theatrical and television departments on various production matters.
Adia left SAG to assume the post of In-House Counsel at Codeblack Entertainment where she was the sole lawyer responsible for structuring, drafting and negotiating talent, distribution, production and licensing deals as well as supervising outside counsel. She has extensive experience working on production legal matters and intellectual property matters including copyrights and trademarks.
Adia has a joint JD / MBA degree from the University of Iowa College of Law and University of Iowa, Tippie School of Management, respectively. She is licensed in Illinois.
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