Law Offices of Diana J. Basso

Law Offices of Diana J. Basso

76 West 85th Street, New York, New York 10024
Tel: 917-992-2202 *
Serving Entrepreneurs in the Technology, Design, Film, Media and Fine Arts Community.   

       The Law Offices of Diana J. Basso was founded in 2008 to serve the legal needs of New York's technology, entertainment, fashion, music, media and fine arts community of creators and entrepreneurs. Ms. Basso was a Litigation Associate from 2005 to 2008 at Beatie & Osborn LLP specializing in intellectual property and securities fraud litigation and successfully negotiated breach of contract disputes on behalf of technology, media and fashion clients. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Diana was an award winning media executive at companies including Conde Nast, Meredith, Gruner & Jahr, Working Woman, Rolling Stone and Village Voice Media and is an honors graduate of the esteemed Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester and Interlochen Arts Academy.

The Firm's legal services includes Strategic Trust and Estate Planning, Corporate and Not for Profit Law, Trademark and Copyright Protection, Entertainment & Fashion Law, Labor & Employment Mediation and Litigation in State and Federal Court, Media/Cyberlaw & Privacy Protection, Fine Art Law, Consignment Agreements and Ownership Disputes, as well as Commercial and Residential Real Estate Transactions. 

Legal Services
  • Entertainment, Media & Fashion Law
  • Labor & Employment Law including Labor Contract Negotiation, Non Disclosure and Executive Compensation Agreements
  • Corporate Counsel including Corporate M/A, Financing, Vendor & Licensing Agreements, Real Estate and Asset Valuation, Partnership Agreements
  • Literary, Film and Music Production, Option, Distribution and Licensing Agreements
  • Copyright/Trademark Protection
  • Art Consignment Agreements & Ownership Disputes
  • Not for Profit Corporations, Trusts & Foundations
  • Commercial Litigation in NY State & Federal Court
  • Trust/Estate Planning, Probate Court Administration

Academic & Legal Credentials

  • J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
  • M.B.A., New York University, 23 credits 
  • B.M. in Flute Performance, Eastman School of Music
  • Licensed Attorney since 2006
  • Litigation Associate, Beatie & Osborn, LLC
  • President, 242/72 Owners' Corporation, 6 years
  • Founding Director, Spectrum Symphony of New York
  • Founding Director, PetLovers Songbook
  • Director, American Modern Ensemble
  • Award-winning business development executive: Conde Nast, Meredith,Publishing and Village Voice Media
Licensed to practice before the New York State and S.D.N.Y. Courts
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