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David Bercuson

David Bercuson, is a Miami attorney who has distinguished himself by devoting his practice to entertainment law. He has extensive and diverse experience and is a tenacious and successful advocate in the representation of artists, record labels, music and television producers, music publishers, composers, managers, on-air television talent and independent television and music producers in the acquisition, negotiation and re-negotiation of significant industry agreements. He handles the business and legal affairs for major and independent record companies.

Bercuson is an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law and has been an instructor on entertainment contracts at Florida International University. Mr. Bercuson is also a specialist in domestic and foreign licensing music and finding various deals and opportunities for artists and companies.

He has been selected as a Leading American Attorney, a Super Lawyer and he has the honor of being the only entertainment attorney included in the peer selected South Florida Legal Guide’s “Top Attorneys in South Florida,” from its inception and for the next subsequent seventeen consecutive years (2001-2017). Bercuson is recognized as a Top Attorney by the Wall Street Journal. Mr. Bercuson is also proud of achieving the Martindale – Hubbard AV Preeminent rating for eleven (11) years. This honor is the pinnacle of professional excellence earned through a peer review rating process.

Mr. Bercuson is also the Vice Chairman of the Film and Entertainment Advisory Board to the Miami Dade County Commission.

Mr. Bercuson is a well-known speaker and a sought-after panelist and lecturer at colleges and national conventions. He has lectured at the Winter Music Conference; LMNOP; Southern Regional Entertainment & Sports Law Conference; Florida’s Southeastern Music Conference; numerous Florida Bar seminars and events and several FMA workshops. He has also been a guest lecturer at Harvard University Law School, University of Miami Law School, Florida Intercontinental Law School, Nova Law School and Barry College Law School.