Mark Sendroff started his law career at the firm of Bomser & Oppenheim in 1975 and moved to the firm of Gottlieb, Schiff, Ticktin & Sternklar in 1979, eventually becoming a partner until that firm’s dissolution in 1995, at which time he founded Sendroff & Associates, P.C. In January, 2007, he and entertainment lawyer, Jason Baruch, formed the current firm of Sendroff & Baruch, LLP.

Mr. Sendroff presently represents many of the talented artists whose work can be seen prominently in the areas of theatre, film, television and music. For the theatre, he represents the writers, directors and/or choreographers of such original New York productions as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” “The Book of Mormon”, “Kinky Boots”, “On Your Feet”, “Honeymoon in Vegas”, “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical”, “Bright Star”, “Cinderella”, “Motown”, “Hairspray”, “Newsies”, “The Bridges of Madison County”, “Aladdin”, “Spamilton”, “Ann”, “Tuck Everlasting”, “Tail! Spin!”, “Big Fish”, “First Date”, “Catch Me If You Can”, “In The Heights”, “Rock of Ages”, “Shrek”, “Bring It On”, “Bonnie And Clyde”, “The Addams Family”, “13”, “Spamalot”, “The Drowsy Chaperone”, “Grey Gardens”, “9 to 5”, “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”, “Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me”, “Beauty and the Beast”, “Legally Blonde”, “Forever Plaid”, “Thoroughly Modern Millie”, “Forbidden Broadway”, “Little Shop of Horrors”, “The Last Five Years”, “The Full Monty”, “Andrew Lippa‘s The Wild Party”, “Full Gallop”, “Parade”, “Bring in ‘Da Noise/Bring In ‘Da Funk”, “Late Nite Catechism”, “Side Show”, “Little Women”, “Newsical” and “Elf” and such Broadway revivals as “Jekyll & Hyde”, “Finian’s Rainbow”, “Big River”, “The Apple Tree”, “La Cage Aux Folles”, “Grease”, “Once Upon A Mattress”, “Gypsy”, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” and “The Rocky Horror Show”. He also represents the stars of such original productions as “The Father”, “My Mother’s Brief Affair”, “Ann”, “Grey Gardens”, “Frost/Nixon”, “The Lyons”, “Dreamgirls”, “Les Miserables”, “Tale of the Allergist’s Wife”, “They’re Playing Our Song”, “City of Angels”, “Merrily We Roll Along”, “Hollywood Arms”, “Barnum”, “Laughter on the 23rd Floor”, “Woman of the Year”, “Steel Pier”, “The Life”, “Seussical”, “As I Lay Lip-Synching” and the Broadway revivals of “Pippin”, “Fiddler of the Roof”, “Grease”, “42nd Street”, “Follies” and “Candide”.
For television, Mr. Sendroff represents the stars of such televisions series as “9JKL”, “The Americans”, “black-ish”, “The Nanny” and “Two and A Half Men”, as well as the Executive Producers and songwriters of the NBC series, “Smash”.

Film songs and/or scores written by Mr. Sendroff’s clients are included in “South Park”, “Dreamgirls”, “Lord of the Rings”, “When Harry Met Sally”, “Sleepless in Seattle”, “City Slickers”, “Sister Act”, “Beaches”, “First Wives Club”, “The American President”, “The Bucket List”, “The Nanny Diaries,” the forthcoming “Mary Poppins Returns” and many more.
As production counsel, Mr. Sendroff has represented many Broadway and off-Broadway productions, including the Tony-Award-winning “Raisin” and “Russell Simmons’ Def Poetry Jam”, as well as “Lysistrata Jones”, “Turn Me Loose”, “Standing on Ceremony”, “Handle With Care”, “Naked Boys Singing” “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”, “Hurlyburly”, “The Foreigner”, “Quartermaine’s Terms” and “The Common Pursuit” and in Los Angeles, “Forever Plaid”, “Love Letters”, “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change”, “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”, “Ruthless” and “Nunsense”. He also served as production counsel for the documentary film, “Grey Gardens”.

Mr. Sendroff also represents many of Broadway’s most sought-after designers, arrangers, orchestrators and music directors, as well as cabaret performers and actors, some of whom enjoy great success and some of whom have yet to achieve the success they seek. He is widely credited with having championed the cause of theatre arrangers and orchestrators by securing for these artists the right to credit and compensation for the use of their contributions beyond the conclusion of the initial production for which such contributions were created.
Mr. Sendroff has also lectured on theatre law for the New York State Bar Association, the New York Law Journal and Columbia University School of Law and served on the Board of Directors of the Manhattan Association of Cabarets. Recently titled “Broadway’s Top Legal Eagle” by the website and awarded the ABIE Award for Generous Support of the Arts by the Abingdon Theatre Company, he has been named to the prestigious list of “Super Lawyers” published in the New York Times yearly since 2010.

Mr. Sendroff has worked as a professional actor and recording artist (introducing Kander & Ebb’s “Ten Percent,” cut from “Chicago”) and produced several CDs, most prominently, a collection of Johnny Mercer songs entitled “Mostly Mercer,” which he created as a showcase for his clients, coupling, for the first and only time, world class pianist/arrangers Michael Feinstein, Peter Matz, Tommy Flanagan, Marc Shaiman, Kenny Werner and Michel Camilo with such legendary vocalists as Rosemary Clooney, Eydie Gorme, Anita O’Day, Jennifer Holliday and in her first recording, Nancy LaMott. The album was named among the ten best vocal albums of the 1980s by Tower Records’ PULSE Magazine.

Mr. Sendroff is a graduate of Syracuse University and Temple University School of Law.

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Sendroff & Baruch, LLP.
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