J. Reid Hunter


119 Fifth Avenue, Third Floor
New York, New York 10003 USA

Phone: (212) 245-7300 x136
Direct: (212) 245-5788
Fax: (212) 586-5175 Save Contact

Reid Hunter is a partner at Serling Rooks Hunter McKoy Worob & Averill LLP. Mr. Hunter’s practice is focused on the representation of recording and performing artists ranging from independent artists to international major label artists, songwriters and music producers, as well as branding agencies, music publishers, independent record labels, booking agencies and personal management firms and executives at all levels of the music and entertainment industries. His expertise includes recording and music publishing matters, strategic joint ventures, licensing and branding agreements, merchandise and touring agreements and music-related copyright and trademark issues.

Mr. Hunter’s clients include Grammy-winning and Grammy-nominated international artists and songwriters, music producers and mixers, independent record labels, branding agencies, independent music publishing companies, booking agencies, personal managers and management companies, concert promoters and various music and entertainment executives.

Prior to SRH, Mr. Hunter practiced in the technology law area at one of Atlanta’s largest law firms and subsequently served as General Counsel for six years at an Atlanta-based international software technology and service provider. In addition, Mr. Hunter taught music business law and music publishing, as well as copyright law, as an adjunct professor in the Music Industry Program of the School of Music at Georgia State University before moving to New York City. He frequently appears as a guest lecturer at conferences, law schools and universities throughout the U.S.

Practice Areas
Intellectual Property
Corporate Organization
Executive Employment
Trademarks & Copyrights
Branding & Sponsorships

Bar Admissions
Tennessee, 2019
New York, 2005
Georgia, 1986

J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 1986
B.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1983

Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated
Super Lawyers 2012 – 2021
Super Lawyers’ 50 Attorneys of Note in the Music Biz, 2014