A graduate of UCLA Law School who began his practice of law in 1990, Dean Serwin works primarily in the entertainment industry. His experience prior to establishing his private practice included working for a sole practitioner with several platinum artists, as head of legal for a film and TV production and distribution company, the Director's Guild of America, BMI and Capitol Records.
Dean has lectured extensively for a wide variety of groups and organizations, including Art Center College of Design, visiting Harvard MBA’s, California Lawyers for the Arts, The Learning Annex, and various conference panels.
Dean's Hollywood, CA based solo law practice began in 1994 and serves clients in all areas of the music, film, video, TV, internet and distribution businesses including record labels; music publishers; recordings artists; songwriters; music, television and film producers; managers; television, film and internet production and distribution companies; business executives and consultants; authors, clothing companies, as well as others involved within the entertainment industry.
Dean lives in the Los Angeles area with his wife and twins and his dog, Dusty, where he is active in local education funding, Boy Scouts, and other community issues.