Jaia Thomas is a Los Angeles-based sports and entertainment attorney with over ten years of experience on both coasts. She represents film producers, television writers, influencers and various industry talent, assisting them with intellectual property and transactional matters. She also assists professional athletes with brand protection and production company formation.
Jaia has been quoted as a legal expert in publications such as The New York Times and USA Today. She has served as a panelist for the Los Angeles County Bar Association and Beverly Hills Bar Association and a speaker for several sports and entertainment law conferences throughout the country. She has had several articles published in journals including, Pace I.P., Sports and Entertainment Law Journal (“For the Love of the Name: Professional Athletes Seek Trademark Protection”), Journal of Sports Media (“Twitter: The Sports Media Rookie”) and The American Bar Association (“1Million Followers: Understanding Social Media Influencer Agreements”).