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
Ronald Urbach is the Chairman of the leading advertising law firm Davis & Gilbert LLP. He is also co-chair of the Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Practice Group. 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. Some of the largest advertisers and marketers in many different product categories are his clients, as well, 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.
Ron regularly counsels his clients on all aspects of the law in the creation, production and distribution of advertising, marketing and promotional materials. His practice involves appearing before the FTC, state Attorneys General, and other federal and local regulatory agencies that have jurisdiction over advertising, marketing and promotions. He has handled many of the most critical advertising and marketing practice cases in recent years, a number of which were joint FTC and/or multi-state actions.
Ron has been recognized as a leading advertising lawyer for seven consecutive years by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2006-2012) and has received a “Star Individual” ranking since the inception of this tier. He has also been recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. as a “leading lawyer” in the area of advertising and marketing, as one of The Best Lawyers in America in advertising law (2010- 2012) and as a Super Lawyer by New York Metro Super Lawyers (2007-2011).
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, 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 preeminent law firm for all issues relating to the advertising, marketing and communication industry – the firm represents more clients in these areas than any other law firm, and no firm has more attorneys dedicated to these areas than Davis & Gilbert. The firm was recently featured in The National Law Journal’s Midsize Hot List, which cited the firm’s “venerable” position in the field of advertising and marketing communications, and our advertising practice has been top-ranked in publications and legal directories such as Chambers, Legal 500 and “Best Law Firms.”
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