Attorney, Janine Small PLLC
As a music and entertainment lawyer for the last three decades, Janine Small has been a devoted advocate for a wide range of world renowned and developing performers, songwriters, managers, record producers and executives. In her own practice, Janine Small PLLC, and during her long tenure as a partner at Carroll, Guido and Groffman, an industry leading entertainment firm, she also honed her expertise in representing producers and promoters of live events. Ms. Small has been outside counsel for some of the largest U.S. festivals, including Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, Lockn’, Clusterfest, Global Citizen and Hangout and has a wealth of experience in the Live Based Immersive Experiential space including The Friends Experience, The Office Experience and the Prince Experience presented by SuperflyX. She is a past chair of the American Bar Association Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries and music industry contracts adjunct at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and is currently a Co-Legal Community Lead for She is the Music and on the advisory board of Fest Forums.
Ms. Small is a mandolin hobbyist and for the past few decades has enjoyed hosting bluegrass parties featuring a raft of local performers.
She resides in Manhattan and is licensed to practice law in New York and California.
CLE: The Changing Landscape of Festivals
October 14, 2022, 7:00:00 PM
Over the last few years, music festivals have faced a pandemic, major safety matters and more. As a result, music festivals had to quickly pivot to incorporate streaming formats, create new revenue generators, and scrutinize risk and safety measures. This panel will take a look at the changing landscape of music festivals, issues to consider when representing festivals, and recent developments that are here to stay. (Mondo attendees are welcome to attend all CLE panels.)