The Law Offices of Robert A. Celestin
As a graduate of Yale University and Columbia Law School, Mr. Robert A. Celestin, Esq. has practiced entertainment law in New York City for over 25 years. Mr. Celestin started his legal career as an associate at Kaye Scholer practicing corporate law. He then went to the legal department of Arista Records working with the legendary Clive Davis and subsequently as VP/GM of Uptown Records, the house of superstars Mary J. Blige, Heavy D & The Boys and Sean Combs.
He later worked for Untouchables Entertainment, Inc., the home of Pete Rock & CL Smooth and Donnell Jones as VP/GM, working with his mentor, entertainment attorney Louise West, representing Timbaland, Missy Elliot and Ginuwine. Bo also managed Grammy-nominated and platinum selling pop/R&B group City High.
Presently, Mr. Celestin’s law firm, the Law Offices of Robert A. Celestin, represents and provides strategic advice and counsel to independent record label start-ups and production companies, recording artists, producers, songwriters, reality TV stars, DJs and others. Present clients include Desiigner, 6IX9INE, the late XXXTentacion and his Estate, the late Pop Smoke and his Estate, Fatboy SSE, DJ Self, Ezinma, Winners Circle Music & Publishing, Anthony Flammia, JTK Pro Beats and many more.
CLE 2023: Ethical Considerations For Lawyers Navigating Sticky Situations
Friday, October 13, 2023
Seasoned practitioners and ethics experts discuss the real life thorny ethical issues entertainment attorneys often grapple with while representing A-list talent. The discussion will include such topics as an attorney's legal and moral obligation to assist troubled clients having mental or drug related issues and what obligation an attorney may have to help clients save and protect their assets through estate planning and other mechanisms.