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Speaker/Panelist
UWONDA CARTER SCOTT

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, award winning recording artists, music producers and  songwriters; as well as television personalities, television production companies,  comedians, authors, fashion companies and entertainment industry executives.  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 honored by the Black Entertainment and  Sports Lawyer Association as its Entertainment Lawyer of the Year and in 2011 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.