Bernice Lawrence-Watkins

Bernie Lawrence-Watkins is a seasoned principal attorney at the law firm of B. Lawrence Watkins & Associates, PC, concentrating in the areas of Entertainment, Media Technology, Licensing, Copyright, Trademark, Business Transactions, Litigation, and Corporate Formations. Her clients include Grammy® Award-winning music producers, artists, and songwriters, some of who have sold over 10 million units in sales. She also represents major label record executives, Deejays, independent record labels, managers, music and film/television production companies, screenplay writers, and clothing designers. Ms. Lawrence- Watkins has over nineteen years of experience in drafting and negotiating complex agreements ranging from licensing, employment, corporate transactions, to product endorsement and influencer deals on behalf of entertainment and corporate brands. Ms. Lawrence-Watkins’ sharp negotiating skills have earned her clients millions of dollars in advances and residual income. She periodically appears as a guest lecturer and panelist at colleges, law schools and conferences nationally and internationally.

Some of her clients over the years include Jennifer Holiday, Roscoe Dash, Bangladesh, Jagged Edge, 21 Savage, Young Nudy, The Taylor Girlz, Silentó, Woah Vicki, Ms. Mulatto, 24HEAVY and Tay Keith to name a few. Ms. Lawrence-Watkins received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Howard University and her Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law. She is admitted to practice law in Georgia in all lower courts and state and superior courts, the United States District Court Northern District of Georgia, Georgia Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of Georgia.