Entertainment Law

Entertainment Law Specialization

‌The Master of Laws (LLM) with a specialization in Entertainment Law is designed to give JD graduates with at least three years of post-JD experience the opportunity to take advanced coursework in this practice area. LLM graduates will have the specialized knowledge and skills necessary to begin developing a reputation for expertise.

The LLM can be completed full-time over two semesters from August to May (or January to December) or part-time over a longer period. Loyola's flexible scheduling, with classes offered mornings, afternoons, and evenings, affords students many options.


The LLM Entertainment Law Specialization offers a breadth and depth of courses.

Courses Include

  • Motion Picture Production & Finance Seminar
  • Television Programming & Finance Seminar
  • Reality TV & New Media Production and Distribution
  • Law and Practice with the Hollywood Guilds
  • Financing Entertainment Industry Ventures
  • Sports Law
  • International Copyright & Neighboring Rights
  • Music Law

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Fashion Law: Loyola's Fashion Law Project offers unique symposia, rare industry networking opportunities and a cache of fashion business courses.

Talent Management: Classes like Introduction to Negotiations and Right of Publicity prepare students for important sports management issues, and power agent and team executives regularly lecture.

Technology Law: Navigate the evolving electronic frontier with professors who teach classes like Digital Media & the Law and Technology & Privacy.

The LLM degree requires 24 total units of credit. The Entertainment Law Specialization will be recognized upon the satisfactory completion of 18 units of coursework.  This includes 9 units of required courses and 9 units of electives.  Loyola Law School graduates may receive up to 6 units of credit for courses taken toward the JD degree.   

Required Courses

Elective Courses