suzette becker
     Entertainment Law Above the House of Blues

Becker Entertainment & New Media Law
Boutique intellectual property transactional practice with an emphasis on copyright and trademark matters relevant to the creative industries. Nationwide practice with attorneys licensed in Louisiana and Germany.

215 Decatur Street
Suite 300
New Orleans, LA 70130

(v) 504-525-2552
(f) 504-525-2550
Suzette Toledano Becker maintains an arts and entertainment transactional law practice located Above the House of Blues in New Orleans with emphasis on copyright matters, music licensing, recording contracts, music publishing contracts, and film industry matters.

Her national client list includes artists, composers, producers, record labels, music publishers, event producers, webcasters, and motion picture production companies, with Billboard award winners and Grammy nominees/winners among them.

Suzette is a member of the New Orleans’ Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation Board.

She has twice been voted OffBeat Magazine’s Best Entertainment Attorney and spotlighted by New Orleans’ CityBusiness newspaper in its “Women of the Year” series.

A 1979 graduate of Tulane University's School of Law, Suzette regularly participates in MIDEM (Cannes), the Cannes Film Festival and South by Southwest (Austin). She is a frequent moderator and guest speaker on entertainment legal matters for the Practising Law Institute (Los Angeles), Future of Music Coalition’s Policy Summit (Washington, D.C.), Global Entertainment and Media Summit (New York City), RadioInk Internet Radio conference (Boston), EAT'M (Las Vegas), Future of New Orleans Music Educational Conference, the Cutting Edge Music Business Conference (New Orleans), Tulane Law School, Loyola University, University of New Orleans and Northern Illinois State University’s Law School. She is the author of numerous published articles on subjects related to entertainment law.

Verena Benker is an attorney registered with the Bar in Germany. She is a 2000 graduate of the Ludwig-Maximillian University in Munich. While in Munich she worked in the Business & Legal Affairs office of BMG-GSA (Bertelsmann Music Group for Germany, Switzerland and Austria.) She works in Louisiana as a legal assistant with Becker Entertainment and New Media Law.