Walden, N.Y. (June 7, 2012) – Jacobowitz & Gubits, LLP is pleased to announce that Gary M. Schuster, Senior Counsel on the firm’s Business Team, has been appointed Adjunct Instructor at SUNY Orange in Middletown. He will teach Music Business during the fall 2012 semester.
Gary has extensive experience in music and art, which includes past employment with ASCAP, and The Songwriters Guild of America, among others. He has represented clients in art, music, film, video, dance, theater, photography, fashion modeling, publishing, the internet, museums and arts centers. He is a founding Board member, past President, and now General Counsel of the Orange County Arts Council. His local arts clients include the KingsTheatre Co., Cornerstone Arts Alliance, Trestle, Inc., Newburgh Institute for Arts and Ideas, Newburgh Arts and Culture Commission and others.
Gary’s varied practice also includes formation, transactions and counseling for corporations, LLCs, partnerships and many kinds of not-for-profits; purchases and sales of businesses; commercial and residential real estate transactions and leasing; franchising; estate planning, administration and litigation; guardianship proceedings; and media, copyright and trademark.
“We are very pleased that Gary will be able to share his extensive knowledge and experience in the music business with SUNY Orange students,” said Gerald Jacobowitz, Jacobowitz & Gubits Senior Partner.
Gary received his B.A. in Government and Journalism from Lehigh University in 1979, and his J.D. from Fordham School of Law in 1988. He is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and was admitted to the Florida bar in 2002.