Madison Ave Insights

About Madison Ave Insights

On Madison Ave, people sprint.  The creative juices of the advertising industry – agencies and advertisers – run around the clock, fueling the demand to produce novel ideas.  In the background lurks a complicated world, a spider-web of new opportunities, challenges, and impediments.  With a voice 100 years strong, preeminent advertising law firm Davis & Gilbert LLP is often heard on this street, helping the industry navigate that world.  Ron Urbach, the firm’s Chairman, will peel back the curtains on the advertising world each week to share his unique perspective on the world as he sees it.  He will also sit down with the very people shaping the industry to discuss hot button issues.

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About Ron Urbach

Ron Urbach

Ron Urbach is Chairman of the firm and the Management Committee.  He is also co-chair of the Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Practice Group and head of the Intellectual Property; Entertainment, Media & Sports and Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Practice Groups.

His clients include numerous multinational, national and regional advertising agencies, including those agencies that are viewed as being the top creative agencies in the world.  Agency clients include the full range of below the line agencies which include promotion, direct marketing, telemarketing, public relations, health care, interactive, event and other businesses.  Some of the largest advertisers and marketers in many different product categories are his clients, including those in the automotive, telecommunications, wireless communication, retailing, video games, consumer electronics, publishing, membership services, computer, entertainment, internet, alcoholic beverages, magazines and travel sectors.

Mr. Urbach has been recognized as a leading advertising lawyer for 11 consecutive years by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2006-2016) and has received a “Star Individual” ranking since the inception of this tier. The guide describes him as “probably the best attorney in the field today; his advice and counsel are invaluable.” In addition, Mr. Urbach has been consistently recognized by The Legal 500 United States (2008-2015) as a “leading lawyer” in the area of advertising and marketing, where he is designated by clients as one of “the best attorneys in the field today.” Mr. Urbach has also been recognized as one of The Best Lawyers in America in advertising law (2010-2016) and as a Super Lawyer by New York Metro Super Lawyers (2007-2014).

To learn more about Ron, read his bio.

About Davis & Gilbert LLP

Davis & Gilbert LLP is a strategically focused, full-service law firm of more than 110 lawyers. Founded over a century ago and located in a single office in New York City, the firm represents a wide array of clients – ranging from small, independent start-ups to some of the world’s largest public companies – throughout the United States and internationally. Davis & Gilbert is widely regarded as the #1 law firm for the marketing communications industry and has practices focusing on advertising & marketing, benefits & compensation, corporate and middle market M&A, financial services, intellectual property, labor & employment, litigation, private client services, real estate and tax. Davis & Gilbert is ranked in publications and legal directories such as Chambers USA, Legal 500 United States and Best Law Firms. The firm has also consistently been recognized in The BTI Consulting Group’s “Client Service A-Team” (2012-2016) and in The National Law Journal’s Midsize Hot List (2012-2014).

Visit Davis & Gilbert’s homepage for more information.