Dedicated to serving your creative vision.
RKPA offers results-oriented transactional legal services to help creative professionals and organizations achieve their goals. The firm embraces a whole-client approach geared towards not only addressing the client's immediate legal needs, but also taking steps to position the client toward long-term and sustained growth.
RKPA loves creatives. Our firm is determined to help them thrive.
CORPORATE FORMATION AND MAINTENACE
Building the foundation for your creative empire
Drafting and negotiating the entertainment industry agreements to set you on the right path.
Copyrights and trademarks are your lifeblood. We help you establish and protect them.
A trusted advisor to handle your organization's ongoing legal and compliance matters.
ABOUT THE FIRM
Experienced, Results-Oriented Representation for Creative
Professionals, Entrepreneurs, and Organizations
Ryan Kairalla has dedicated his legal career to helping independent professionals, entrepreneurs, and organizations reach their full potential. He has represented a wide range of clients in the entertainment and related industries, including musicians, songwriters, producers, promoters, livestreamers, filmmakers, managers, agents, actors, podcasters, radio stations, and entertainment and technology companies.
And Ryan's advocacy for indie creators goes beyond his legal practice. He also writes and speaks frequently about the entertainment industry. His book Break the Business: Declaring Your Independence and Achieving True Success in the Music Industry provides creative professionals with helpful guidance on achieving success on their own terms. Ryan's writing has also been featured in various entertainment industry publications including Hypebot, TuneCore Blog, and the NYU Journal of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law. Ryan also hosts the weekly "Break the Business" entertainment industry livestream program and podcast and has spoken at a number of entertainment industry conferences including NAMM and the Profitable Musician Summit.
JD, New York University School of Law (Jack J. Katz Award for Excellence in Entertainment Law)
BBA, University of Miami School of Business (summa cum laude).
Florida, New York, California, District of Columbia