Sunday, March 17, 2013

Media and the Digital Age: Eric Galen speaks at TEA Summit Master Class April 4 in Anaheim

Meet the Media Experts!
Getting the Word Out in the Digital Age

Negotiating the delicate balance of getting the word out, honoring your NDA, and dealing with 21st century communications. What’s legal, what’s not. How to capture and tell your story in the most effective ways for social media. Moderated by Patricia MacKay, Ones&ZerosMedia. Panelists: Wendy Heimann-Nunes and Eric Galen of Heimann/Galen LLP and Judy Rubin, Judith Rubin Public Relations.

The TEA Summit is part of the Themed Entertainment Association's 2013 Weekend of Events, which includes the annual 2-day Summit (April 4-5) and the annual Thea Awards Gala (April 6). The events are held at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif USA. Click here for tickets/more information. 
Eric F. Galen, Esq.

  • USC Law School
  • UCLA (B.A.)
  • Seasoned entrepreneur and strategic consultant
  • Member of California Bar
Eric is a seasoned attorney and entrepreneur focusing on technology, start-ups, and music/entertainment. Before co-founding Heimann & Galen, LLP, Eric practiced entertainment and technology law with several of the nation’s most prestigious law firms, including Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker and Manatt Phelps Phillps.

From 2007 to 2008, Eric was VP Business Development and General Counsel at, where he helped the company raise millions of dollars in funding and successfully pivot in 2008. In 2009, Eric founded, an online artist development marketplace hosting the world’s best roster of top music industry talent. After starting in 2009, Eric raised $1.5M from Silicon Beach angels, and recently orchestrated a large investment from Silicon Valley firm Originate. Eric’s unique experience over the past 6 years as an entrepreneur gives him a more practical perspective on his clients’ legal and business needs.

Eric is an author, speaker and mentor, having been featured at Silicon Beach Fest, Lean Startup Machine, StartEngine Demo Day, Lean LA, io/LA, ASCAP Expo, UCLA, Musicians Institute, CMJ, Miami Music Festival, Daily Journal, Los Angeles Magazine, and many others. Eric was chosen as a “Rising Star” in Super Lawyers magazine for an incredible 7 of the past 9 years, an award given to the top 2% of attorneys in Southern California.

During his career, Eric has worked with creative professionals and leading brands including Fullscreen, Wittlebee, Gumhouse, Science, Originate, Disney, Sony Music, Warner Bros., DirecTV, Mitsubishi, General Electric, Bug Music Publishing, Primary Wave, Citrusbyte, The Eagles, R Kelly, Warner Bros Records, Foreigner, Universal Music, Arthouse Entertainment, Marti Frederiksen (Aerosmith, Carrie Underwood), and many others.