Contract Check-up for Musicians


Join the Career Services Workshop Series in collaboration with Lawyers for the Creative Arts for a Contract Check-up for Musicians! 

This workshop is free and open to the general public. Advance registration required to receive link for virtual session. 

Linda Mensch has practiced Entertainment Law in Chicago and New York for more than 40 years and now serves as of counsel at Mandell Menkes LLC where she consults and advises on multimedia projects. 

Linda serves as legal counsel for a variety of entertainment projects, including film, television and music ventures. She is currently serving as Executive Producer of The Ella Jenkins Story and provided production and legal services on the 2016 documentary Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise. She received a local Illinois Emmy for her co-production efforts for the documentary Find Yourself a Dream! The Bob Love Story in 2008, and a Midwest and Heartland Emmy for producing The Wayman Tisdale Story in 2012.

Over the years Linda has served as president of the Chicago Chapter of The Recording Academy (GRAMMYs) as well as National Vice President, Trustee, and of counsel to the local board. She is a member of Rotary 1, a Lifetime Member of The Recording Academy, and a member of both the Illinois and American Bar Associations. She is also a past president and current board member of Lawyers for the Creative Arts. She is named a Leading Lawyer in Illinois, a Super Lawyer in Entertainment Law, included in Best Lawyers in America and is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Lawyers for the Creative Arts (LCA) is the only pro bono legal service organization in Illinois that has expertise in all areas of the arts.  For 48 years, LCA has assisted thousands of artists and arts organizations of all kinds with their legal issues through its legal referral bank and education program, LawSmarts.