Deanna is an attorney, based in Northern and Southern California. She holds a Bachelors of Arts in Music Marketing and French from Whittier College. In college, Deanna studied the progression of marketing trends in American popular music, focusing on guerrilla marketing and the Internet’s effect on the theory of the music industry’s long tail.
As an online music marketer, Deanna has done work for artists such as Lexicon and Idol Warship, poets such as Tshaka Campbell, and the soundtrack to Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift. Spending her leisure time as a freelance writer and blogger, Deanna has contributed to online and print publications including Jive Magazine, LAist.com, Liberator Magazine, and the American Bar Association’s SciTech Lawyer.
Following her desire to understand the “ins-and-outs” of the entertainment industry, Deanna earned her Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law. While in law school, Deanna served as a legal extern at MTV Networks, Universal Motown Republic Group, and Nickelodeon.
Deanna regularly follows, practices and writes on entertainment law, media law, digital media law and virtual law. Deanna served as the Co-Vice Chair of the American Bar Association Section of Science and Technology Law’s former Video Game Committee, and currently serves as the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division Liaison to the Section of Science and Technology.