OUR LEGAL TEAM

Chris Doyle

Marilou McKean

Susan Parlane

Derek Reynolds


  Doyle & McKean, LLP is a boutique law firm focusing on business transactions, entertainment contracts, television, motion picture and new media production, and intellectual property. The lawyers of Doyle & McKean represent clients in the entertainment industry in connection with:
  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing acquisition, production, distribution and licensing agreements
  • Negotiating agreements for writers, directors, producers, and performers for the development and production of television movies, series and feature films
  • Researching rights in pre-existing literary properties
  • Negotiating production services, producer, talent and participant agreements for non-scripted television programming
  • Reviewing scripts and episodes for clearance of copyright, trademark, defamation, and invasion of privacy claims
  • Analyzing above-the-line guild-related issues
  • Providing a complete array of production legal services for scripted and non-scripted motion pictures

Doyle & McKean provides sophisticated legal advice with a result-oriented and team based approach, and provides clients with a menu of fee arrangements to best fit the creative and financial needs of each individual matter or project.

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