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Denning Rodriguez is a fashion, luxury goods and media attorney who focuses his practice on handling broad-based corporate transactions for clients in the entertainment media and fashion industries. Mr. Rodriguez serves as a legal advisor and consultant to prominent individuals and companies in creative fields, including creative directors, designers, photographers and executives of European and American fashion and luxury goods companies, as well as prominent models and agents.
Mr. Rodriguez is well-versed in a range of corporate work, including joint ventures and collaborations, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions. He also has extensive experience structuring and negotiating a wide variety of agreements related to distribution, franchising, licensing, wholesale and retail, publishing, advertising and sponsorships. Clients call on him for counsel on corporate formation, development, strategies and commercial transactions.
In addition to his corporate practice, Mr. Rodriguez represents clients in employment and litigation matters. He handles executive and creative director compensation agreements, consulting and collaboration engagements for individuals and design-driven companies, as well as intellectual property matters, such as trademark infringement, product defects, and advertising and social media issues.
Prior to forming Rodriguez LLC, Mr. Rodriguez practiced at Am Law 100 firms Holland & Knight LLP and King & Spalding LLP, which provided representation, business strategy and support to leading professionals in the fashion, luxury goods and entertainment industries worldwide.
Outside of his legal profession, Mr. Rodriguez has acted as CEO, COO, and business advisor to over 100 startup, mid-cap, and international brands. Representative engagements have included: