Cassandra proudly served two terms as Chair Emeritus of the
Entertainment, Art & Sports Law Section of The Florida Bar, with a
technology and legislative focus. Her: Ethics in the Digital Age:
Don't Let Technology Be Your Crypto-nite CLE program, featured eight
predominant female attorneys discussing data security, social media,
cryptocurrency, and other key considerations when working with tech in
As an attorney working with startups and entrepreneurs in various
creative, business, and technical fields, Cassandra provides
transactional support from concept to exit. Throughout her time
practicing, she has worked with inventors, IP creators, bloggers, web
designers, tech startups, content creators, music festivals, graphic
artists, venues, artists, actors, performers, filmmakers, special
effects/make-up artists, promotions companies, labels, managers, and
many others, to negotiate contracts, optimize opportunities, safeguard
intellectual property rights, and limit potential risk/liability.
Prior to her current firm, Cassandra served as a partner at her
prior firm, worked in Planet Hollywood's corporate legal department,
and was an associate attorney for a boutique firm specializing in
cyber and media law. Through these positions, she gained practical
experience with business startups, licensing, merchandising, business
liability and diverse technology and intellectual property issues.
These roles also afforded her experience with issues that
international companies and entrepreneurs face in the industry.
In addition to her legal practice, she is a Course Director,
teaching Advanced Entertainment Law, at Full Sail University in the
Entertainment Business Master’s Program. She presented a TEDx Orlando
talk on "An Attorney's Perspective on Creativity" and is a
frequent speaker at law schools, universities, and other
organizations/festivals within the state. Cassandra also speaks on
legal topics at Bar conferences, entrepreneurship meetings and
entertainment/media conferences. She also serves on the Orlando
Regional Chamber's All Women Empowered task force, with a focus on advocacy.
As President of the National Association of Women Business Owners
Orlando chapter, Cassandra helps support efforts to propel women
entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power
worldwide by supporting webinars and seminars to raise awareness of
key topics in building a successful business concept to a successful
business pitch. This association allows her to connect local members
to different incentives and opportunities locally, across the state
and nationwide through NAWBO's robust network of resources.
Cassandra graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Business
Administration, focusing on Finance, Hospitality and Accounting, from
the University of Central Florida. She then earned her J.D., with
honors, from the University of Florida's College of Law, with a focus
in Intellectual Property.