2017


October 10, 2017
Jason Aylesworth teaches his CLE Program, “Preparation for Negotiation in Deal-making” at the Practicing Law Institute.


July 24, 2017
Jason Aylesworth teaches his CLE Program, “Preparation for Negotiation in Deal-making” at the Practicing Law Institute.


June 1, 2017
Jason Baruch teaches his course “WHO GETS WHAT” about royalty pools/calculating royalties at the Commercial Theater Institute.


May 02, 2017
Congratulations to our following clients who were nominated for the 2017 Tony Award: Christine Ebersole (Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for WAR PAINT); Jordan Roth (Best Revival of Play for PRESENT LAUGHTER); Ars Nova (Best Musical for NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812); Jujamcyn Theaters (Best Musical for GROUNDHOG DAY, Best Revival for a Musical for FALSETTOS and Best Revival of a Play for PRESENT LAUGHTER); Second Stage Theatre (Best Musical for DEAR EVAN HANSEN); Stephanie J. Block (Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical for FALSETTOS); Rachel Bay Jones (Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical for DEAR EVAN HANSEN), Howell Binkley (Best Lighting Design of a Musical for COME FROM AWAY); Larry Hochman (Best Orchestrations for HELLO, DOLLY!); Alex Lacamoire (Best Orchestrations for DEAR EVAN HANSEN); Eric Falkenstein (Best Revival of a Play for AUGUST WILSON’S JITNEY, Best Revival of a Play for PRESENT LAUGHTER and Best Revival of a Musical for HELLO, DOLLY!); The Araca Group (Best Musical for GROUNDHOG DAY and Best Revival of a Musical for HELLO, DOLLY!); Seth Goldstein (Best Play for A DOLL’S HOUSE, PART 2 and Best Revival of a Musical for HELLO, DOLLY!); Theater Mogul (Best Musical for GROUNDHOG DAY); Spencer Ross (Best Musical for COME FROM AWAY); Allan Detsky (Best Musical for COME FROM AWAY); Cynthia Stroum (Best Musical for COME FROM AWAY); Freddy DeMann (Best Musical for DEAR EVAN HANSEN); Tommy Mottola (Best Musical for GROUNDHOG DAY); Scott Mauro (Best Musical for DEAR EVAN HANSEN) and Ron Simons (Best Revival of a Play for AUGUST WILSON’S JITNEY).


April 22, 2017
Jason Baruch and Carter Anne McGowan teach the legal aspects of commercial theater production to a class at the intense weekend program at the Commercial Theater Institute


March 20-30, 2017
Jason Baruch puts on his annual 2 night program about the legal aspects of commercial theater producing, a joint production of the NYSBA EASL and the Commercial Theater Institute.


February, 13, 2017
Jason Baruch teaches a course about royalty pools/calculating royalties at the Commercial Theater Institute.


January 24, 2017
Jason Aylesworth teaches his CLE Program, “Preparation for Negotiation in Deal-making” at the Practicing Law Institute.


January 1, 2017
Congratulations to Jason Aylesworth and Carter Anne McGowan, who were named partners of Sendroff & Baruch, LLP as of January 1, 2017.

We are proud to announce that JASON AYLESWORTH and CARTER ANNE McGOWAN have become partners of the firm as of January 1, 2017.
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JASON AYLESWORTH, admitted to the bars of New York and Connecticut, has been an attorney at Sendroff & Baruch since graduating from Touro Law Center in 2009. Jason was honored by the New York State Bar Association as Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year in 2016 and serves as Treasurer of the Entertainment Arts & Sports Law Section of the NYSBA.

CARTER ANNE McGOWAN, a 1995 graduate of Cornell Law School, began her legal career as a talent agent and worked in the business and legal affairs department of a theatrical general management company in New York before joining Sendroff & Baruch in 2011. In addition to practicing law, she has written several law journal articles in the field of entertainment law and serves on the adjunct faculty of Arts Management programs at several universities, teaching courses in entertainment and performing arts law.


2016


November 18, 2016
Jason Baruch teaches the Vocabulary of Theater Producing at the Commercial Theater Institute.


November 3, 2016
Jason Aylesworth speaks at the Entertainment Arts and Sports Law Society at Touro Law Center.


October 21, 2016
Jason Aylesworth teaches his CLE Program, “Preparation for Negotiation in Deal-making” at the Practicing Law Institute.


August, 2016
Jason Baruch is named a Best Lawyer in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal published in November, 2016.


June 12, 2016
Congratulations to our firm’s 2016 Tony Award recipients: Frank Langella (Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for THE FATHER); Howell Binkley (Best Lighting Design of a Musical for HAMILTON); Alex Lacamoire (Best Orchestrations for HAMILTON); Barbara Whitman (Best Play for THE HUMANS); Amanda Lipitz (Best Play for THE HUMANS; Best Revival of a Play for ARTHUR MILLER’S A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE) and Eric Falkenstein (Best Revival of a Musical for THE COLOR PURPLE).


June 8, 2016
Jason Aylesworth speaks on a panel about acquiring life story rights for theatrical productions, as part of the NYSBA EASL Intro to Entertainment Law CLE program.


June 8, 2016
Jason Aylesworth speaks with writers of The Amoralists’ Wright Club program on legal issues pertaining to contracts and copyright law.


May 3, 2016
Congratulations to our following clients who were nominated for the 2016 Tony Award: Frank Langella (Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for THE FATHER); Andrea Martin (Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for NOISES OFF); Howell Binkley (Best Lighting Design of a Musical for HAMILTON); Larry Hochman (Best Orchestrations for SHE LOVES ME); Alex Lacamoire (Best Orchestrations for HAMILTON); Daryl Waters (Best Orchestrations for SHUFFLE ALONG), Barbara Whitman (Best Play for THE HUMANS); Amanda Lipitz (Best Play for THE HUMANS; Best Revival of a Play for ARTHUR MILLER’S A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE); Eric Falkenstein (Best Revival of a Musical for THE COLOR PURPLE) and Orin Wolf (Best Revival of a Musical for FIDDLER ON THE ROOF).


January 27, 2016
Jason Aylesworth, a New York City attorney, has been awarded the New York State Bar Association’s Outstanding Young Lawyer Award for 2016. Read More


February 15, 2016
Congratulations to our following clients who won Grammy Awards: Alex Lacamoire and Bill Sherman (Best Musical Theatre Album for HAMILTON) and Bill Charlap (Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for THE SILVER LINING: THE SONGS OF JEROME KERN).


2015


January 9, 2015
Carter Anne McGowan taught “The Arts and the Law” during the spring semester for the University of Kentucky’s online Arts Administration program.


January 12, 2015
Carter Anne McGowan lectured on Broadway production contracts in Prof. Robert T. Miller’s “Deals Seminar” at the University of Iowa law school during the spring semester.


January 29, 2015
Jason Aylesworth taught his CLE Program, “Negotiation in Deal-making” at the Practicing Law Institute.


February 8, 2015
Congratulations to our client, Jason Howland, on winning the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album for BEAUTIFUL.


February 9, 2015
Jason Aylesworth co-chaired the NYSBA EASL Annual Meeting in New York City. He also organized and moderated a CLE program called “The TMZ Effect: The Legal Issues and Consequences for the Sports and Entertainment Industry Arising out of the Unexpected Release of Purported Private Information to the Public.” Panelists include Frederick P. Bimbler, Esq. and Robert A. Boland, Esq.


February 16, 2015
Jason Baruch taught at the Commercial Theatre Institute about royalty pools.


February 18, 2015
Jason Aylesworth was a guest lecturer at the School of Visual Arts for the school’s basic legal rights for visual artists class, discussing the legal issues surrounding music licensing and copyright.


March 25-26, 2015
Jason Baruch will present the fourth annual joint EASL/CTI program about the legal aspects of commercial theatre production, an intensive 2-night program geared towards theatre practitioners or those in interested in becoming theatre lawyers.


June 4, 2015
Jason Aylesworth spoke about contracts on a panel for the “Legal Basics for Artists” Professional Developmental Workshop at Bat Hous in Bushwick.


June 12, 2015
Jason Baruch taught the “Who Gets What” class about royalties and royalty pools for the Commercial Theater Institute.


July 16, 2015
Jason Aylesworth spoke about contracts on a panel for the “Legal Basics for Artists” Professional Developmental Workshop for No Longer Empty in the Bronx.


August 5, 2015
Jason Aylesworth taught his CLE Program, “Negotiation in Deal Making” at the Practicing Law Institute.


August 25, 2015
Jason Aylesworth spoke about contracts on a panel for the New York Foundation for the Arts in Manhattan.


September 21, 2015
Jason Aylesworth taught his CLE Program, “Negotiation in Deal Making” at the Practicing Law Institute, and organized and ran the EASL networking event in Manhattan for law students.


October 26, 2015
Abingdon Theatre Company just celebrated its 2015-2016 Season with ABINGDON: REFLECTIONS OF STARLIGHT on October 26 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan). Richard Jay-Alexander, best known for directing Barbra Streisand and other artists in concert, directed the event, honoring Tony Award-winning costume designer Jane Greenwood, who designed Abingdon’s acclaimed production of Hellman v. McCarthy; Abingdon Theatre Company’s Vice Chair and former Managing Director, Heather Henderson; and one of New York’s most prominent lawyers in entertainment, Mark Sendroff. Go inside the gala with BroadwayWorld, below!

Proceeds benefit Abingdon Theatre Company’s mission to develop and produce new plays. Abingdon Theatre Company’s 23rd Annual Benefit Gala features tributes to the honorees, plus entertainment, silent and live auctions, and exciting surprises throughout the night

Under Richard Jay-Alexander’s direction, the evening featured special appearances by Lucie Arnaz, Walter Bobbie,Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Frank Langella, Linda Lavin, Roberta Maxwell, Marilyn Maye, Billy Stritch, and Holland Taylor.

Click here to see Photos from BroadwayWorld.com

Click here to view BWW TV Exclusive Video: Meet Broadway Super Lawyer and Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honoree, Mark Sendroff

Click here to view Video from the Red Carpet


November 6, 2015
Jason Baruch was the lead-off speaker at a new Commercial Theater Institute class call “The Vocabulary of Producing.”


November 23, 2015
Jason Aylesworth spoke at New York Foundation for the Arts at the “Artist As Entrepreneur Boot Camp” on Copyright Law, Contracts and Business Entities, together with Carol Steinberg, Esq.


December 7, 2015
Congratulations to our following clients who were nominated for 58th Annual Grammy Awards: Alex Lacamoire and Bill Sherman (Best Musical Theatre Album for HAMILTON), Phil Reno (Best Musical Theatre Album for SOMETHING ROTTEN!) and Bill Charlap (Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for THE SILVER LINING: THE SONGS OF JEROME KERN).


2014


January 11, 2014
Carter Anne McGowan will be teaching “The Arts and the Law” during the spring semester for the University of Kentucky’s Graduate Arts Administration Program.


January 13, 2014
Carter Anne McGowan published “The NFL Concussion Litigation: Settlement Hits a Snag” and “NFL Concussion Settlement Update” on the NYSBA’S Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law Blog.


January 26, 2014
Congratulations to our clients, Stephen Oremus and Sammy James, Jr., who won the 2014 Grammy for KINKY BOOTS (Best Musical Theatre Album).


January 28, 2014
Jason Baruch spoke on a panel of “Fair Use” experts as part of the New York State Bar Association’s EASL annual program.


January 28, 2014
Jason Baruch was named second vice-chair of the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law section of the New York State Bar Association.


January 29, 2014
Jason Aylesworth and Carter Anne McGowan will be team-teaching “The Performing Arts and the Law” for Brooklyn College’s M.F.A. Performing Arts Management Program.


February 24, 2014
Jason Baruch taught a Commercial Theatre Institute class about royalty pools and amortization as part of CTI’s 14-week intensive program.


March 6, 2014
Jason Aylesworth served as one of the judges for the 30th Cardozo BMI Moot Court Competition.


April 8-9, 2014
Jason Baruch organized, moderated and taught an intensive 2-night program at the Snapple Theater about the Legal Aspects of Producing: An Inside Approach to Navigating the Theatrical World. This is the third year this program has been presented, a joint program between the Commercial Theatre Institute and the New York State Bar Association’s Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section.


April 29, 2014
As production counsel for BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, we congratulate Paul Blake, Mike Bosner and the rest of the producing team on the show’s seven 2014 Tony Award nominations, including its nomination for Best Musical.

We also extend our congratulations to our author, director and designer clients who were nominated for the 2014 Tony Award: Jason Robert Brown for THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY (Best Original Score and Best Orchestrations), Casey Nicholaw for ALADDIN (Best Choreography), and Howell Binkley for AFTER MIDNIGHT (Best Lighting Design of a Musical).

Finally, we congratulate our other producing clients: Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Orin Wolf for BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL (Best Musical), Ron Simons and Greg Nobile for A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER (Best Musical) and Barbara Whitman for HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH (Best Revival of a Musical).


June 8, 2014
Congratulations to our firm’s 2014 Tony Award recipients: Jason Robert Brown (Best Original Score and Best Orchestrations for THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY), Ron Simons (Best Musical for A GENTLEMEN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER), Greg Nobile (Best Musical for A GENTLEMEN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER) and Barbara Whitman (Best Revival of a Musical for HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH).


June 20, 2014
Carter Anne McGowan published “The Other Skate Drops: The N.H.L. Concussion Lawsuit” in the NYSBA Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal.


June 30, 2014
Jason Baruch taught a Commercial Theatre Institute class about royalty pools.


August 6, 2014
Jason Aylesworth taught his CLE Program, “The Three S’s of Negotiation: Styles, Strategies and Skills” at the Practicing Law Institute.


September 9, 2014
Jason Aylesworth spoke about contracts on a panel for the “Legal Basics for Artists” Professional Developmental Workshop at Brooklyn Arts Council.


November 24, 2014
Jason Baruch participated in a panel discussion for Theatre Resources Unlimited (TRU) Producer’s Mentorship and Development Program geared towards individuals who are producing theatre or who have aspirations or plans to produce theatre.


December 6, 2014
Congratulations to our following clients who were nominated for 57th Annual Grammy Awards: Michael Kosarin (Best Musical Theatre Album for ALADDIN) and Jason Howland (Best Musical Theatre Album for BEAUTIFUL).


December 12, 2014
Jason Baruch was a speaker at Broadway by the Sea in Puerto Rico, organized by Playbill. He spoke to potential producers and investors about the pleasures and pitfalls of co-producing or investing on Broadway. Other speakers included Tom Viertel and Jack Viertel.


2013


January 21, 2013
Jason Baruch taught his “Who Gets What?” course about royalty pools at the Commercial Theater Institute.


January 22, 2013
Jason Aylesworth co-chaired the NYSBA EASL Annual Meeting in New York City. He also organized and moderated a CLE program called “Crowdfunding for Theatre and Film Under the Jumpstart Out Business Startups (JOBS) Act of 2012.”. Panelists included Gary Emmanuel, Esq., Ken Davenport, W. Wilder Knight II, Esq. and Dollena Campbell.


April 2, 2013
Jason Baruch’s article “Exit Stage Left, Enter Stage Right: Theater Trends Over the Past 25 Years” and Jason Aylesworth’s articles “Mediation in Film, Television, Art and Real Life” and “The Childlike Novelty of Video Games, and Its Serious Progeny of Legal Challenges for Adults” were published in the Spring 2013 publication “Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal.” Copies may also be found on this website.


April 10-11, 2013
Jason Baruch organized, taught and moderated a special two-night joint program of the EASL Section of the New York State Bar Association and the Commercial Theatre Institute called “Legal Aspects of Producing: An Inside Approach to Navigate the Theatrical World.” This was the second joint program between EASL and CTI.


April 30, 2013
Congratulations to our following 17 clients who were nominated for the 2013 Tony Award: Jerry Mitchell (Best Direction of a Musical for KINKY BOOTS; Best Choreography for KINKY BOOTS), Jujamcyn Theatres (Best Musical for KINKY BOOTS), Stephen Oremus (Best Orchestrations of a Musical for KINKY BOOTS), Andrea Martin (Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical for PIPPIN), Broadway Across America (Best Revival of a Musical for PIPPIN), Ron Simons (Best Play for VANYA AND SONYA AND MASHA AND SPIKE), Gerald Goehring (Best Musical for A CHRISTMAS STORY), Michael Filerman (Best Musical for A CHRISTMAS STORY), Holland Taylor (Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play for ANN), Stephanie J. Block (Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD), Andy Blankenbuehler (Best Choreography for BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL), Ethan Popp (Best Orchestrations for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL), Bryan Crook (Best Orchestrations for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL), Danny Troob (Best Orchestrations for RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN’S CINDERELLA), Anna Louizos (Best Scenic Design of a Musical for THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD), Nevin Steinberg (Best Sound Design of a Musical for RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN’S CINDERELLA) and Jonathan Deans (Best Sound Design of a Musical for PIPPIN).


May 6, 2013
Jason Aylesworth co-chaired EASL’s 25th Anniversary Celebration held at the Warwick Hotel and 54 Below.


June 9, 2013
Congratulations to our firm’s 2013 Tony Award recipients: Jerry Mitchell (Best Choreography for KINKY BOOTS), Jujamcyn Theatres (Best Musical for KINKY BOOTS), Stephen Oremus (Best Orchestrations of a Musical for KINKY BOOTS), Andrea Martin (Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical for PIPPIN), Broadway Across America (Best Revival of a Musical for PIPPIN) and Ron Simons (Best Play for VANYA AND SONYA AND MASHA AND SPIKE).


June 14, 2013
Jason Baruch taught a class of Commercial Theatre Institute students about royalty pools for the June, 2013 “Who Gets What?” course.


July 19, 2013
Jason Aylesworth spoke about business and intellectual property practices in musical theatre on a panel for “Legal Issues for the Chinese Arts Delegation” at New York Foundation for the Arts.


July 19, 2013
Congratulations to our following clients who were nominated for the 2013 Emmy Award: Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Outstanding Music and Lyrics for the song “Hang the Moon” for SMASH) and Jason Williams (Outstanding Informational Series or Special for BRAIN GAMES).


August 7, 2013
Jason Aylesworth and Norman Solovay taught Simeon Baum’s CLE Program, “Negotiation Skills – For Deals, Disputes & Mediation” at the Practicing Law Institute.


September 19, 2013
Jason Aylesworth was named Chair of the newly formed Law Student Liaison Committee for the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law section of the New York State Bar Association.


September 30, 2013
Jason Aylesworth and Norman Solovay taught Simeon Baum’s CLE Program, “Negotiation Skills – For Deals, Disputes & Mediation” at the Practicing Law Institute.


December 6, 2013
Congratulations to our following clients who were nominated for 56th Annual Grammy Awards: Stephen Oremus (Best Musical Theatre Album for KINKY BOOTS), Sammy James, Jr. (Best Musical Theatre Album for KINKY BOOTS) and Ethan Popp (Best Musical Theatre Album for MOTOWN).


2012


January 21, 2012
As part of Commercial Theater Institute’s intensive 16-week program, Jason Baruch taught his “Who Gets What?” course about royalty pool.


February 6, 2012
Jason Baruch taught his “Who Gets What?” course about royalty pools at the Commercial Theater Institute.


February 9/16, 2012
Carter Anne McGowan taught a joint lecture with Dan Posener of Walt Disney Theatricals regarding Intellectual Property, given to students in the City University of New York/Brooklyn College Performing Arts Management MFA Program.


February 15, 2012
Jason Aylesworth was a guest lecturer at the School of Visual Arts for the school’s basic legal rights for visual artists class, discussing the legal issues surrounding music licensing and copyright.


April 11-12, 2012
Jason Baruch organized and moderated a special two-night joint program of the Commercial Theater Institute and the EASL Section of the New York State Bar Association about the legal aspects of commercial speaker production. Experts from the industry were enlisted to lecture (including Mark Sendroff, who spoke on Creative Staff Agreements for the Broadway musical), culminating in a series of mock negotiations. The program was such a success, repeat performances will be scheduled.


April 25, 2012
Jason Aylesworth organized with EASL’s Digital Media Committee co-chairs Megan Maxwell and Andrew Seiden the “Wii Tournament Networking” event at Galway Hooker in Manhattan.


May 1, 2012
Congratulations to our following 13 clients who were nominated for the 2012 Tony Award: Jujamcyn Theatres (Best Play for CLYBOURNE PARK), Jack Feldman (Best Original Score for NEWSIES), Frank Langella (Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for MAN AND BOY), Linda Lavin (Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play for THE LYONS), Josh Young (Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR), Jeff Calhoun (Best Direction of a Musical for NEWSIES), Bill Elliott (Best Orchestrations for NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT), Danny Troob (Best Orchestrations for NEWSIES), Sven Ortel (Best Scenic Design of a Musical for NEWSIES), Acme Sound Partners (Best Sound Design of a Musical for THE GERSHWINS’ PORGY AND BESS), Doug Denoff (Best Musical for NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT), Paper Boy Productions (Best Revival of a Musical for THE GERSHWINS’ PORGY AND BESS) and Simon Says Entertainment, Inc. (Best Revival of a Musical for THE GERSHWINS’ PORGY AND BESS).


May 23, 2012
Jason Aylesworth moderated a program organized by EASL co-chair Megan Maxwell entitled “Is Manga a Crime? Non-photographic Images, Child Pornography and Freedom of Expression.” Panelists included Amy Adler (Professor of Law, New York University School of Law), Michael Delohery (Chief, High Technology Crime Bureau, Westchester County DA’s Office) and Charles Brownstein (Executive Director, Comic Book Legal Defense Fund).


June 1, 2012
Jason Baruch taught his “Who Gets What?” course about royalty pools at the Commercial Theater Institute.


June 10, 2012
Congratulations to our firm’s 2012 Tony Award recipients: Jujamcyn Theatres (Best Play for CLYBOURNE PARK), Jack Feldman (Best Original Score for NEWSIES), Paper Boy Productions (Best Revival of a Musical for THE GERSHWINS’ PORGY AND BESS) and Simon Says Entertainment, Inc. (Best Revival of a Musical for THE GERSHWINS’ PORGY AND BESS).


July 15, 2012
Jason Aylesworth spoke at New York Foundation for the Arts at the “Artist As Entrepreneur Boot Camp” on Copyright Law and Contracts, together with Carol Steinberg, Esq.


October 26, 2012
Jason Baruch taught his “Who Gets What?” course about royalty pools at the Commercial Theater Institute.


2011


January 14, 2011
Jason Aylesworth was appointed as co-chair to EASL’s Digital Media Committee.


January 24, 2011
Jason Baruch taught he “Who Gets What?” course about royalty pools at the Commercial Theater Institute.


February 17, 2011
Jason Aylesworth was appointed as co-chair to the Negotiation Committee of NYSBA’s Dispute Resolution Section.


May 10, 2011
Jason Aylesworth created and presented the inaugural negotiation seminar for the Dispute Resolution Section of the NYSBA at McLaughlin & Stern LLC.


May 15, 2011
Jason Aylesworth joined the Advisory Board for The Amoralists Theatre Company.


May 16, 2011
Jason Aylesworth organized and ran with the Young Lawyers Committee of EASL the “Bowl N Mingle” networking event at Frames Bowling Lounge in Manhattan .


May 18, 2011
Jason Baruch taught his “Who Gets What?” course about royalty pools at the Commercial Theater Institute.


June 12, 2011
Congratulations to Tony Award winners and Sendroff & Baruch clients Casey Nicholaw, Larry Hochman and Stephen Oremus for their work in the Best Musical of 2011, “THE BOOK OF MORMON.” Mr. Nicholaw won for “Best Direction” and Mr. Hochman and Mr. Oremus each won for “Best Orchestrations.”


June 25, 2011
Jason Aylesworth spoke at New York Foundation for the Arts at the “Artist As Entrepreneur Boot Camp” on the topic of Contract Drafting and Negotiation Skills.


June 20, 2011
Jason Baruch moderated an program for established practitioners at UBS entitled “Revisiting Form D: Theatrical Offerings and What You Need To Know” for the EASL section of the NYSBA addressing the current securities issues governing theatrical syndications. Speaking on the panel were securities attorney Gary Emmanuel and entertainment lawyer Mark Beigelman.


June 22, 2011
Jason Baruch and Carter Anne McGowan, along with fellow entertainment lawyer Mark Merriman, taught a survey course on “What You Need To Know About Theater Law.” The course, which addressed the legal aspects of theater producing, was part of the EASL day-long program entitled “Putting It Together: An Introduction to Entertainment Law Practice.”


October 19, 2011
Jason Aylesworth organized and moderated a program called “Game Not Over: Protection of Free Speech in the Video Game Industry” presented at the EASL’s Fall CLE Program in New York City. Panelists included Gena A. Feist, Esq. (Vice President & Associate General Counsel for Take Two Interactive) and John F. Wirenius, Esq. (Author, First Amendment, First Principles: Verbal Acts and Freedom of Speech, and Deputy General Counsel to the Office of Collective Bargaining).


October 21, 2011
Jason Baruch taught his “Who Gets What?” course about royalty pools at the Commercial Theater Institute.


December 12, 2011
Jason Baruch taught his “Who Gets What?” course about royalty pools at the Commercial Theater Institute.


2010


January 7, 2010
Jason Baruch presented the EASL program entitled “How School Musical: Negotiating Broadway Contracts With Music Staff” at Prior Cashman, LLP, which featured Mark Sendroff as one of the two headline speakers.


March 5, 2010
Jason Baruch gave an encore presentation at Theatre Row of his “Who Gets What” lecture about royalty pools, how they work, and how the money is divided for the Commercial Theatre Institute.


May 21, 2010
Jason Baruch taught his “Who Gets What?” course about royalty pools at the Commercial Theater Institute


June 1, 2010
Jason Aylesworth was appointed as NYSBA Young Lawyer’s liaison to EASL.


September 15, 2010
Jason Aylesworth was appointed as NYSBA Young Lawyer’s and EASL’s liaison to the NYSBA Dispute Resolution Section.


October 22, 2010
Jason Baruch taught his “Who Gets What?” course about royalty pools at the Commercial Theater Institute


October 26, 2010
Jason Aylesworth organized and ran with the Young Lawyers Committee of EASL the “Speed Networking” event at Village Poorhouse in Manhattan .


2009


March 5, 2009
Jason Baruch presented the EASL program entitled “Everything You Wanted to Know About Form D But Were Afraid To Ask” at the William Morris Endeavor Entertainment Agency.


May 11, 2009
Mark was a panelist at a Dramatists Guild seminar called “Contracts 101: Agency Agreements.”  The event was moderated by David Faux at the Guild, and co-panelists included agent Sarah Douglas, licensing director Craig Pospisil, playwright Stephen Temperley and publishing representative Barbara Perlmutter.


June 7, 2009
Congratulations to Tony Award winners  and Sendroff & Baruch clients Michael Starobin, Shirley Herz, and the Signature Theatre in Washington D.C.  Mr. Starobin won the Tony Award  for Best Orchestrations in “Next To Normal.”  Ms. Herz won the Special Tony Award for Excellence in the Theatre for her exceptional services as a Broadway Publicist and Press Agent for the last fifty years.  Signature Theatre received the Regional Theatre Tony Award for its outstanding contributions spanning over twenty seasons.


October 23, 2009
Jason Baruch gave an inaugural presentation to the Commercial Theatre Institute about royalty pools, along with Broadway producer Tom Viertel, entitled “Who Gets What.”


October 27, 2009
Jason Baruch was a special panelist on a presentation organized by the Broadway League New Producers Alliance, where issues (legal, business and practical) for new commercial producers were discussed.


December 17, 2009
Jason Aylesworth was admitted as an attorney in both New York and Connecticut, and hired as an associate at the firm.


2008


February 28, 2008
Jason presented the EASL program entitled “Conducting Private Placements on the Internet: An Oxymoron?” at the William Morris Agency.


March 24, 2008
Jason participated in a roundtable panel for the program entitled “Developing a Project,” which was sponsored by the Off-Broadway League at the Acorn Theatre.


April 9, 2008
Jason was a guest lecturer at Cardozo Law School for the school’s entertainment law class discussing the legal aspects of theatrical producing.


May 2-4, 2008
Sendroff & Baruch co-sponsored The Commercial Theatre Institute’s intensive three-day program at New World Stages.


July 17-18, 2008
Jason was a panelist/speaker at the Commercial Theatre Institute’s inaugural summer conference at O’Neill Theatre.


November 6, 2008
Jason Baruch presented the EASL program entitled “Omigod You Guys – We’re on MTV” at the William Morris Endeavor Entertainment Agency.


2007


March 21, 2007
Mark participated in a panel with agents Chris Till of Paradigm and Ron Gwiazda of Abrams Artists sponsored by Commerical Theatre Institute, on the topic, PRODUCING THEATRE.


April 26, 2007
Jason was a panelist at a Dramatists Guild program called “Contracts 101: Understanding Underlying Rights”. The event was moderated by David Faux at the Guild, and co-panelists included agent Sarah Douglas, composer Scott Frankel, playwright Peter Parnell and attorney M. Kilburg Reedy.


May 5, 2007
Mark participated in a panel with agents Patrick Herrold of ICM, Bill Craver of Paradigm and David Kalodner of William Morris sponsored by Commercial Theatre Institute, on the topic, WHAT MAKES A GOOD PRODUCER.


June 20, 2007
Jason has organized with EASL co-chair Diane Krausz a program called “The ABC’s of the APC: Will It Run?” The event will be presented by the NYSBA at The Dramatists Guild. Speaking will be Jason, CAA agent Olivier Sultan and Ralph Sevush of the Guild.


Contact

Mark D. Sendroff, Esq.
msendroff@sendroffbaruch.com

Jason P. Baruch, Esq.
jbaruch@sendroffbaruch.com

Jason Aylesworth, Esq.
jaylesworth@sendroffbaruch.com

Carter Anne McGowan, Esq.
cmcgowan@sendroffbaruch.com

Sarah M. Sheppard
Legal Secretary
ssheppard@sendroffbaruch.com

Theresa Rose
Office Assistant
trose@sendroffbaruch.com

Candice Owens
Financial Administrator
cowens@sendroffbaruch.com

Contact Info

Sendroff & Baruch, LLP.
1500 Broadway, Suite 2201
New York, NY 10036-4015
Phone: (212) 840-6400
Fax: (212) 840-6401