Rossi, PC is an entertainment law firm that services a diversified client roster that includes superstar recording artists, award winning songwriters, digital influencers, brand ambassadors, entrepreneurs, on-camera talent, and entertainment executives in all areas of music, new media, radio, film and television. A boutique law firm, the attorneys of Rossi, PC have over 20 years of experience super-servicing clients at all stages of development, in an efficient, responsive and cost-effective manner.
Oswaldo M. Rossi is the founder and managing partner of Rossi, PC. Mr. Rossi’s practice focuses on sophisticated transactions for a broad client base that includes superstar recording artists, award winning songwriters, digital influencers, brand ambassadors, entrepreneurs, on-camera talent and entertainment executives in all areas of music, new media, radio, film & television.
Prior to founding Rossi, PC in June 2021, Mr. Rossi was a partner at the law office of Hertz Lichtenstein Young & Polk, where he supported some of the firm’s A-level clients, while also establishing and servicing the firm’s successful roster of Spanish-language clients. Prior to joining HLYP in 2014, Mr. Rossi spent almost 10 years at Capitol Music Group, the last 4 years as VP of Business Affairs, where he negotiated and structured contracts and advised on strategy for Capitol’s frontline record labels. Mr. Rossi was recognized as a “Top Music Lawyer 2021” by Billboard Magazine in its annual lawyer edition (April 3, 2021), and he was recognized by Business Insider as a leading lawyer that represents digital creators across YouTube, Instagram, and other social-media platforms (digital edition, May 14, 2021).
Mr. Rossi is fluent in oral and written Spanish, and represents award-winning Spanish language talent in music, radio, film & television. Mr. Rossi is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law Class of 2001, and is admitted to practice in the State of California.
Phone: (305) 978-3674
John R. Baldivia is a senior associate of the firm, where he negotiates a wide variety of contracts for major label recording artists, songwriters, and prominent influencers. John joined Rossi, PC. with a strong background in music transactions, as well as entertainment and intellectual property litigation.
Prior to joining the firm, John was a partner at Pierce Law Group LLP, where he negotiated various music contracts, film contracts, and reviewed complicated copyright clearance matters. John also served as a lead plaintiff-side attorney on complex litigation issues against various film and television studios. He has litigated a variety of entertainment-related claims involving fraud, breach of contract, copyright infringement, trademark infringement, misappropriation of name and likeness, employment claims, and talent agency controversies. John has won large 6- and 7-figure judgments on behalf of his clients while working for Pierce Law Group, and in 2020 and 2021, John was named as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for Southern California.
John currently serves on the board of the Beverly Hills Bar Association’s Entertainment Law Section, has served as program chair for numerous entertainment law programs, including the annual Entertainment Litigation Year in Review panel, and is active on the Syllabus Committee for the USC Gould-BHBA Institute on Entertainment Law and Business.
John is a graduate of Southwestern Law School’s evening program. Before starting his practice in law, John worked for 10 years in the music industry for both major and independent record labels.
Phone: (818) 850-0182