Jeremy M. Evans is an award-winning attorney and industry leader based in Los Angeles and Newport Beach, California. Mr. Evans is an expert in best practices and negotiations in entertainment, media and sports. He represents entertainment, media, and sports clients in contractual and intellectual property negotiations with a focus on dealmaking. His clients range from Fortune 500 corporations to entrepreneurs, advertising and production companies, studios, agencies, talent, and more.
Mr. Evans is the CEO, Founder, and Managing Attorney of California Sports Lawyer®. He hosts the California Sports Lawyer® Podcast with Jeremy Evans on the Bleav Network, which focuses on the latest topics and most interesting legal angles in entertainment, media, and sports law.
Within the community, Mr. Evans previously served as President of the California Lawyers Association (CLA), one of the largest voluntary bar associations in the world. He currently serves as President of the California Lawyers Foundation, the non-profit arm of the CLA, and as Chair of CLA’s Task Force on Artificial Intelligence. He is also a member of the Board of Advisors for the Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation, a centennial campaign for the Rose Bowl Stadium. He serves as an advisor to entrepreneurs in entertainment, media, and sports for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and is a member of the faculty of law at the California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) Graduate Program in Sport Management.
Mr. Evans received his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California. Additionally, Mr. Evans holds a Master of Laws (LL.M) in Entertainment, Media, and Sports Law from Pepperdine University’s Rick J. Caruso School of Law, and a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Entertainment, Media and Sports Management from Pepperdine University’s George L. Graziadio School of Business and Management.