Kenneth Abdo

Entertainment Law Partner at Fox Rothschild LLP

Kenneth Abdo

Ken Abdo is an equity partner at Fox Rothschild. He is approaching his 38th year as legal counsel to artists, creators and businesses in music and the entertainment industry. Firm clients that Ken looks over include multiple GRAMMY® award recipients and gold and platinum recording artists. Ken has extensive experience working with musicians including new, established and legacy artists, and also music estates. Ken’s commitment to artist advocacy and the legal profession have led him to national leadership positions.

He is a former National Trustee of the Recording Academy (presenter of the GRAMMY® Awards) and currently serves as legal advisor to the GRAMMY Museum Foundation. He also served as the National Chair of the American Bar Association Entertainment Law Forum. Ken is a published author, lecturer and a regular media commentator on music law issues. Among his many recognitions, Ken was selected as one of Billboard magazine’s 2021 Top Music Lawyers and a 2021 Midwest Trailblazer award recipient from the American Law Journal.

Takes part in

Jun, 18 11:20 AM PDT
Visionary Stage
Panel Discussion

Protecting Intellectual Property Rights to Drive Income

  • Finding & funding legal support for artists: how to choose partners and understand your rights
  • Sync licensing as a rewarding income source: how to land a cost-effective deal
  • Content ownership in the era of collaboration: how is the copyright legislation changing
  • How to protect your rights while securing efficient payment to creators and copyright holders