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Chicago, IL 60606
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About Ham Law

Ham Law is a father-daughter legal team with a hands-on connection to your industry through decades of experience in all facets of music, entertainment, sports, contracts, and business law.

We emphasize personal service and practical solutions that work for your needs and lifestyle, whether you are a touring band, booking agent, startup, established business or otherwise. We are familiar with your perspective and viewpoint, giving us the unique ability to navigate small issues before they become large problems, including but not limited to:

  • Contract negotiation and drafting
  • Licensing
  • Intellectual property (including copyright and trademark issues)
  • Business Law

Our Philosophy

40 years of experience in Entertainment Law. We live in the world of our clients.

Our Team

Eldon Ham

Eldon L. Ham has practiced law for four decades and is experienced in contracts, trademarks, trade secrets, business law, entertainment, and sports... Read More

Carla Ham

Carla Ham is co-founder of the Ham Law firm, devoted to serving the music and entertainment industry... Read More

Chicago, IL

Eldon has been indispensable in negotiating advantageous production deals, helping us navigate complex issues pertaining to fear use, trademarks, copyrights, and related production and development issues... View full testimonial

Adam Rockoff, President

Flash Rock Films

Los Angeles, CA

It's very rare you come across someone like Carla. Her genuine excitement and passion about your project is infectious and inspiring. A true muse.

Brad Hayman, Owner

True Blue Studios

Austin, TX

Carla Ham is "bilingual." She speaks musician/artist as well as she speaks law, and translates perfectly. Carla in your corner is your advantage.

Dale Watson, Artist

Dale Watson and His Lone Stars

Nashville, TN

Ham Law was able to use their specific knowledge of the music business to answer all of my questions promptly and thoroughly. I feel confident and secure with the booking contract they have written. I will most certainly turn to Ham Law with any of my music legal needs!

Mary Rodgers, Booking Agent

Mary Rodgers Musics