Jennifer Batista is an associate in the Entertainment Group, advising clients on media and entertainment agreements, intellectual property, and compliance.
Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Ms. Batista served as Senior Director of Operations at Roc Nation where she negotiated partnerships with Fortune 500 companies, assisted in the management of multi-platinum recording artists, oversaw the contracting, planning, and execution of the Made in America Music Festival, advised the sales team on sponsorship deals, engaged and managed outside counsel, and streamlined contract processes across the company portfolio.
Ms. Batista began her legal career at NBCUniversal where she served as in-house counsel and was responsible for advising the company’s owned and operated stations, regional sports networks, cable networks, and The TODAY Show on experiential marketing initiatives, social media campaigns, on-air promotional segments, sweepstakes, contests and all related FTC, FCC, disclosure, privacy, and compliance matters. She also drafted and negotiated a broad range of production related agreements – including talent, pitch, content license, co-sponsorship, co-promotional, and custom content production services agreements.
Ms. Batista has held various legal internships in the entertainment industry including with AMC Networks, Disney Theatrical Group, VaynerMedia, SAG-AFTRA, Michael Kors, and Lincoln Center. She is admitted to practice in New York.
New York University (BM)
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (JD)