Imraan "Immy" Farukhi is an experienced attorney focused on transactions and counseling pertaining to the entertainment, music, film, television, advertising, fashion, sports, and new media industries. He has worked extensively in private practice, having previously been an attorney in the entertainment department of Fox Rothschild LLP, and with prominent boutique entertainment and intellectual property law firms throughout the New York City metro area.
He has worked with Grammy-nominated musicians, and legal teams for Academy Award-winning productions. His clients include film and TV production companies, writers/directors, on-screen talent, music producers/mixers, musicians, models, and advertising productions for prominent lifestyle and technology brands, to name a few.
Prior to becoming an attorney, he began his career in the entertainment industry as a musician.
Mr. Farukhi is also an Assistant Professor at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate entertainment law courses for students in the Television-Radio-Film program and the Bandier music industry program. He previously taught media law classes at William Paterson University in New Jersey. His speaking engagements have included presentations as a panelist at the Garden State Film Festival and New York City Drone Film Festival.
J.D., Cum Laude, Pace University School of Law
B.A., Cum Laude, Communication, Villanova University