Nicholas C. Ferrara & Associates, PLLC is a boutique law firm specializing in transactional entertainment industry law. The founding partners, Nicholas C. Ferrara and Robert “Riff” Pisarek, each individually possess over two decades worth of experience representing recording artists, record labels, distribution companies, producers, mixers, industry executives, music publishers, songwriters, personal managers, production companies, marketing and promotion companies, booking agencies and other entities and individuals in the entertainment industry.

Past and present clients have sold in excess of 100,000,000 units and include:

  • A recording artist with 3 consecutive multi-platinum albums, including a RIAA Diamond Certified Album (commemorating US sales in excess of 10 million units), 7 chart-topping singles, 1 Grammy and 4 AMA Awards to their credit
  • An international act with an excess of 30 million units sold, 5 Number 1 Albums in their home country and 2 Grammy Nominations
  • Another international artist with worldwide album sales in excess of 25 million units, including one 7-times Platinum US Album and one 3-times Platinum US Album
  • An American rock act with an excess of 15 million units sold
  • A legendary metal band with album sales in excess of 15 million units and 2 Grammy Nominations
  • A producer/writer who produced and co-wrote a 6-times platinum single which received Grammy nominations for “Record of the Year” and “Song of the Year” .
  • An American Idol winner
  • A country music duo with a top 10 single

It is our goal to advise and guide our clients with respect to all of their contractual endeavors in the industry with a keen eye on both their short-term and long-range objectives. We pride ourselves on developing relationships that span many years, not just the time required to conclude a given transaction. We look forward to the continued growth and success of our firm and each of the individuals and entities that we represent.