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Nikki Breeland

Nikki Breeland

  • Entertainment & Sports Law, Intellectual Property
  • New York
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Summary

Nikki attended Mississippi University for Women, and obtained her B.A. in Political Science in 2013. She also attended Missouri University of Science & Technology where she obtained her B.A., summa cum laude, in History in 2015.

Nikki received her J.D., magna cum laude, in 2018 from the University of Mississippi School of Law with a concentration in Entertainment & Sports Law. Nikki served as a member of the Mississippi Law Journal, Federal Courts Law Review, and Mississippi Sports Law Review. Nikki was selected as a member of the Phi Delta Phi Honor Society and served as the President of the Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity. Nikki was involved in various organizations including the Entertainment Law Organization, the Recording Academy, the Sports Law Organization, and Women in Law.

After graduating law school, Nikki served as a federal judicial law clerk for the Honorable Jimmy L. Croom at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Tennessee for the 2018-2019 term.

Nikki obtained her LL.M. in Intellectual Property from Cardozo School of Law in 2020. She was a member of the Fashion Law Society, Art Law Society, Entertainment Law Society, Sports Law Society, and OUTlaw, as well as serving as a textbook editor for Barbara Kolsun and Douglas Hand’s The Business and Law of Fashion and Retail.

Nikki has been published twice, with her article, “Bad Blood”: Reconciling the Recording Industry and Copyright Protections on the Internet, published in the 19th Volume of the Florida Coastal Law Review in 2019. Her first article, “All the Truth I Could Tell”: A Discussion of Title VII’s Potential Impact on Systemic Entertainment Industry Victimization, was published in the 25th Volume of the University of California Los Angeles Women’s Law Journal in 2018.

Nikki is licensed to practice in New York State and focuses on entertainment and intellectual property law.

Practice Areas
  • Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Intellectual Property
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
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Education
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
LL.M. (2020) | Law
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Activities: Entertainment Law Organization Sports Law Organization Fashion Law Organization
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University of Mississippi School of Law
J.D. (2018) | Law
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude Phi Dela Theta
Activities: ACLU ACS OUTlaw Grove Committee Entertainment Law Organization Sports Law Organization Women in Law Student Bar Association Research Assistant Delta Theta Phi
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University of Missouri - Rolla
B.A. (2015) | History
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Honors: Phi Alpha Theta Top History Student fo 2014-2015 Summa Cum Laude
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Mississippi University for Women
B.A. (2013) | Political Science
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Honors: Mortar Board National Senior Honor Society Aristos Honor Society
Activities: Jester Honorary Social Club Silhouette Social Club Chi Omega Fraternity
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Professional Associations
New York State Bar Association  # 974095
Member
Current
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Women in Music
- Current
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New York City Bar Association
- Current
Activities: LGBTQ Committee Member
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Recording Academy
- Current
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Phi Delta Theta
- Current
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Delta Theta Phi
Dean (2017-2018)
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Music Covers Course , New York, New York
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Taught a course on music covers for artists.
Certifications
Start Up Law Certificate
Start Up Law Academy
Websites & Blogs
Website
Breeland Law, PLLC
Blog
Blog - Breeland Law
Contact & Map
Breeland Law, PLLC
43 W 43rd St.
Suite 279
New York, NY 10036
Telephone: (917) 473-0778
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed