Currently alive, at 49 years of age.
Mr. Gardner practices in the areas of entertainment law, venture capital, mergers & acquisitions, and international corporate law. He represents major clients in negotiating record deals, publishing rights, movie deals, and sports contracts. He also represents emerging companies in transactions involving private offerings of equity and debt securities, mergers and acquisitions, leasing transactions, bridge financing, and international corporate matters.
Attorney Gardner began his legal career clerking for Chief Judge Robert M. Bell of the Maryland Court of Appeals. Attorney Gardner then joined DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary LLP, a national law firm where he focused on contract, venture capital, mergers & acquisitions and international corporate law for over three years.
Attorney Gardner recently opened the Gardner Law Group to specialize in entertainment and business law matters. Attorney Gardner has worked with or represents such high profile clients as Actor/Comedian Tommy Davidson, Singer KD of Prophet Jones, singer Scola of Dru Hill, the Prince of Fashion Travis Winkey, and recently concluded helping mediate the dispute between Grammy Award winning recording artists Outkast and civil rights icon Ms. Rosa Parks.