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Patrick M. Files is a Chicago, Illinois-based attorney serving as “Of Counsel” to Kleinman Ginzberg’s Entertainment Law Practice. Mr. Files began his legal career in 1994 as a Municipal Finance attorney in New Orleans where he represented public (state and local) entities, investment banks and underwriters. In addition to his work with municipal bonds/public financing, Mr. Files also represented artists and record labels both on contractual matters and intellectual property.

In 2005, Mr. Files shifted his practice to focus entirely on Entertainment and Intellectual Property clients. Mr. Files represents independent record labels, A-list and independent artists, concert promoters, authors, multi-media entertainment companies, gaming companies and music producers


Colgate University/Tulane University (B.A. cum laude, 1989)
College of William and Mary (J.D., 1993)

Licensed to Practice Law:

Louisiana, 1994
Illinois, 1999

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