Dani Oliva, Esq. – Owner
Dani Oliva graduated from the University of Toronto earning an Honours Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Art History. After college, Dani moved to Southern California to attend law school.
During law school, Dani externed in the legal department at the Live Nation headquarters in Beverly Hills, California. He later served as a judicial extern for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District, CA.
Dani earned a Juris Doctor and was admitted to practice before the California State Courts and the Federal District Court of California, Central District.
Dani has been featured as a judge and music expert at Canadian Music Week alongside industry heavyweights Alan Moulder (NIN, The Killers, Smashing Pumpkins) and Dave Porter (A&R Universal Music Canada), among others. Dani also writes about for The Huffington Post and has a management company entitled Errant Entertainment with clients: Sumo Cyco fronted by Juno Award nominee Skye Sweetnam, double-platinum and Juno Award winning artist Carole Pope (of Rough Trade), and T. Thomason.
Dani is “Of Counsel” for Thomson Gabriele Ollunga LLP, Music & Entertainment Lawyers with offices in Toronto and New York.
Mathew Jackson, Esq. – Attorney
Mat Jackson graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara where he majored in Law and Society and Philosophy of Ethics and Public Policy with a minor in Mathematics. During his time at UCSB, Mat was elected to serve in legislative and executive roles with the Associated Students, and was the music director and public affairs host at KCSB 91.9fm.
While at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, Mat served as Vice-Chair to the Student Bar Association, and was a founding member of the law school’s Entertainment Law Society. Mat completed internships with the General Counsel at Warner Bros., with the International Sports and Emerging Networks division of Fox Cable Networks, and with the Corporate Counsel at St. John Knits.
After earning his Juris Doctorate, Mat was admitted to practice in California, and served as a Civil Rights Law Fellow with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing where he worked in Legislative and Regulatory Affairs. Mat also runs a music website entitled Cool-Tite.