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 spiderweb 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 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.
Enjoy the view from Madison Ave.
About 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, healthcare, 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.
Ron has been recognized as a leading advertising lawyer for 12 consecutive years by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2006-2017) 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, Ron was inducted into the “Hall of Fame” after consistently being recognized by The Legal 500 United States (2008-2017) as a “leading lawyer” in the area of advertising and marketing, where clients have stated “there is simply no one who knows how to guide a client through today’s advertising landscape like him.” Ron has also been recognized as one of The Best Lawyers in America in advertising law (2010-2017) and as a Super Lawyer by New York Metro Super Lawyers (2007-2017).
To learn more about Ron, read his bio.
About Davis & Gilbert LLP
Davis & Gilbert LLP is a strategically focused, full-service mid-sized law firm of more than 130 lawyers. Founded over a century ago and located in New York City, the firm represents a wide array of clients – ranging from small start-ups to some of the world’s largest public companies and financial institutions – 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 & Promotions; Benefits & Compensation; Corporate; Digital Media, Technology & Privacy; Entertainment, Media & Sports; Insolvency, Creditors’ Rights & Financial Products; Intellectual Property; Labor & Employment; Litigation; Private Client Services; Real Estate; and Taxation. Davis & Gilbert is ranked in publications and legal directories such as Chambers USA, The Legal 500 United States and “Best Law Firms,” and is consistently recognized in The BTI Consulting Group’s “Client Service A-Team” (2012-2018).
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