Jenifer C. Wallis is the chair of MWM’s entertainment practice and a member of the intellectual property group. She brings more than 18 years of legal experience to the firm and her unique practice positions her to represent clients in entertainment law, class actions, and business litigation. In entertainment law, Jenifer leads a team of lawyers who represent individuals and entities involved in the entertainment industry, both domestically and internationally, including music, music publishing, theater, commercial and cable television, motion pictures, and more. She also acts as general counsel to several production companies, negotiating with networks on their behalf, and drafting all necessary talent agreements, location agreements, production schedules, and other legal matters.
In business litigation, Jenifer has represented clients as the lead chair in trade secret, trademark, and copyright infringement lawsuits in state and federal courts. She routinely handles trademark and copyright infringement actions, and she serves as general counsel to large and small companies, advising them on IP portfolios and other matters.
Jenifer received her J.D. from Samford University, Cumberland School of Law where she was on the dean’s list and a member of the Trial and Advocacy Board. She holds an M.P.H. and B.A. in English from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.