Entertainment Law

Atlanta Entertainment Lawyers

Our downtown Atlanta law firm is a premier resource for artists, musicians, other entertainers, fashion designers and creative professionals who need innovative yet reliable and affordable legal counsel. We have the knowledge and experience to help you establish a production or management company, protect your work and accomplish other goals essential to success in your career.


Experienced, Innovative Counsel For Artists And Entrepreneurs

We are led in this constantly evolving practice area by Thomas J. Mihill, a business-savvy Atlanta entertainment law attorney who has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Rising Stars each year from 2009 through 2013. Mr. Mihill is a former college instructor who communicates extremely well with a diverse clientele. His specific experience includes serving as counsel for the Georgia Game Developers Association and obtaining positive outcomes in multiple royalty disputes and trademark infringement cases. Mr. Mihill has experience representing artists, musicians, models, professional athletes and other creative professionals in the greater Atlanta area.


Complete Contract Services · Entity Formation · Strength In Litigation

Are you launching your career in music, visual arts or the fashion industry? Are you ready to form a video game company or Internet-based company? Our dynamic, cohesive legal team will take the time to get to know you and deliver legal services aligned with your goals. Our established strengths include:

  • Contract drafting, review and negotiation for clients based in Georgia and elsewhere in the world, including overseas clients
  • Comprehensive business formation services in tune with the unique objectives of the artists and ambitious entertainment industry professionals we serve
  • Proactive copyright and trademark protection through registration at the state and federal levels, as well as aggressive, results-focused representation when infringement is known or suspected

Finding a lawyer who appreciates your artistic talent and knows how to protect your financial interests can be challenging. In all we do at Cannon, Mihill & Winkles, we prioritize client needs over pure profit and emphasize integrity as we help those we serve make informed, confident decisions. To request an open, interactive consultation, call or email us today.


Entertainment Law Services

Our firm provides you with representation from a highly-experienced video game attorney who can fulfill your games and virtual worlds legal needs. Cannon, Mihill & Winkles is staffed with a team of skilled Atlanta media attorneys who have successfully counseled and represented clients in the electronic entertainment industry in all aspects of their business.

If you are in the middle of a complex media lawsuit, an experienced video game lawyer from our firm can help. Cannon, Mihill & Winkles' Atlanta legal services include:


  • Development and production contracts
  • Employment agreements
  • NDAs
  • Confidentiality and non-competition agreements
  • Licenses
  • Work-for-hire agreements

Our video game attorneys also actively assist game companies in registering, protecting and enforcing their intellectual property rights. Cannon, Mihill & Winkles' media lawyers have successfully represented game companies, developers, programmers and artists in all manner of litigation relating to the electronic entertainment industry.

If you are in the middle of a complex media lawsuit, you need an experienced video game attorney who is capable of protecting your interests in the matter to achieve the best possible result. We will ensure that each client is represented by a highly-skilled media attorney who will always act with your best interests in mind - whether that means litigation, mediation or arbitration. Call our Atlanta law firm at (404) 891-6700 to speak with our dedicated media lawyers about your situation.


Cannon, Mihill & Winkles: Atlanta Media Attorneys

Although the Atlanta media attorneys from our firm are all highly-qualified, Thomas J. Mihill is considered a pioneer in the Southeast in litigation of virtual worlds issues.

Mihill is a highly-skilled media lawyer who is active in industry groups and related legal associations. He has acted as a general counsel for the Georgia Game Developers Association, and has also spoken extensively on subjects related to the electronic entertainment industry. Mihill has used his extensive experience to speak and write about a variety of legal issues including virtual worlds, video games and intellectual property.

Call today to speak with our highly-qualified video game lawyers. We have the experience to help you achieve the most positive outcome for your case.


Contact Our Dedicated Media Lawyers

Our Georgia-based full-service law firm is located in Atlanta, and our media attorneys represent clients in the North Georgia area, including Marietta, Roswell, Cobb County, Alpharetta and Buckhead. Contact our business law firm online or email a skilled video game attorney at [email protected] to learn more about our experience with video games and virtual worlds.

Fashion professionals encounter a unique set of challenges that are simply unparalleled in other industries. The seasons are shorter, the demands are greater and the potential for legal missteps is ever-present. It is not uncommon for fashion professionals to make critical decisions involving issues of copyright, trademark, licensing, competition and financing all at once. With so much on the line, a working relationship with an Atlanta fashion law attorney can be invaluable.


Brand Licensing and Management

Questions about a fashion contract? Cannon, Mihill & Winkles gives you clear answers concerning vendor terms, non-competition/non-solicitation provisions, and confidentiality agreements. We have experience counseling fashion design professionals in a variety of circumstances including brand licensing and manufacturing agreements, and have litigated disputes through to resolution. Whether you are a seasoned, established designer or a new fashion designer looking to break into the industry, our fashion law attorneys can help you.

Our attorneys currently offer assistance to fashion design professionals in the following practice areas:

  • Brand licensing and management
  • Contract disputes
  • Manufacturing agreements
  • Royalty agreements
  • Copyright
  • Trademark
  • Business transactions
  • Employment and labor concerns
  • Commercial leases