Boughton Law is pleased to announce Lori Massini as the newest lawyer to join the Vancouver-based firm. Ms. Massini brings a wealth of knowledge in the area of entertainment law, complimenting Boughton Law’s full range of legal services.
She comes to the firm from a major film and production studio where she was responsible for both the business and legal affairs of the company, including overseeing human resources, handling lease matters and arranging contracts for the development, financing and production of animated and live action feature films. This experience is coupled with her background as production counsel for various corporations such as Nickelodeon, Disney, the Food Network and Discovery.
Given the growing entertainment industry in Vancouver, Ms. Massini’s area of practice is a powerful addition to the firm’s extensive business offerings. Clients will be able to turn to the firm for entertainment law counsel and be met with the level of innovation, professionalism and expertise that Boughton Law is known for.
“We are excited to welcome Lori to the Boughton Law team – she is an impressive lawyer and we are pleased to have her join us,” said Jordan Dixon, Chief Financial and Operating Officer at Boughton Law. “Her expertise in the field of entertainment law makes her a remarkable addition to the firm. Lori’s knowledge and involvement in the world of film production allows us to provide another important legal service that businesses and individuals in Vancouver need.”
Ms. Massini’s experience also includes acting for clients in connection with various legal matters during the course of development and production of films, such as evaluating rights and title issues, clearance matters, advertising, promotion and publicity issues. She has also represented actors, directors, producers and crews in connection with negotiating deals, handling employment, labour and corporate issues and overseeing a breadth of production agreements. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with First-Class Honours at the University of Calgary and a Bachelor of Laws at the University of British Columbia.
“It is a privilege to be joining Boughton Law and I am eager to work alongside this innovative and dedicated team,” said Ms. Massini. “Boughton is known for delivering the highest quality legal work and service and I look forward to contributing to the firm’s success.”