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Uwonda Carter Scott, Esq

Entertainment Lawyer,
The Carter Law Firm, PC
Atlanta, GA, USA
Uwonda Carter Scott is a transactional attorney that advises clients on both business and
entertainment matters and focuses on securing and negotiating recording and other music-related
agreements, television and film agreements, contracts for licensing, sponsorship and endorsement
opportunities and book publishing. Uwonda’s roster currently includes several recording artists,
Grammy-award winning music producers and songwriters, television personalities, television
production companies, comedians, authors, fashion companies and entertainment industry
Uwonda earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Georgia State University
in 1993 and subsequently earned a Juris Doctorate from Georgia State University College of Law
in 1997 and she is a member of both the State Bar of Georgia and the State Bar of New York.
In 2017 Uwonda was awarded BESLA’s Entertainment Lawyer of the Year Award and in 2011
she was honored by ASCAP for its “Women Behind the Music” series and has been featured in
several periodicals including Rolling Out Magazine, Billboard Magazine, The Atlanta Tribune and
Playback Magazine. She was a founding member and former vice president of the Black Women
in Entertainment Law Foundation; a member of the Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyer
Association; NARAS (The Recording Academy) and the Entertainment and Sports Law Section
of the State Bar of Georgia, where she served as the Entertainment Vice-Chair for six years.
Uwonda is also a frequent speaker at many conferences and seminars, across the country and
abroad, discussing topics related to business development and entertainment and media industries
at various schools, charitable, entertainment and professional organizations.