Joseph A. Bellanca, an entertainment and intellectual property attorney at Hertz Schram PC, has been named a 2014 Up & Coming Lawyer by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. This prestigious honor is awarded to attorneys in the state of Michigan who have, for the first 10 years of practice, excelled in their profession and are standouts among their peers.
Mr. Bellanca joined Hertz Schram in 2012 and has been instrumental in the continued growth of the firm's entertainment and intellectual property practice areas, in which he has represented national and international clients including US Olympians and Gold Medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White, Jena Irene (American Idol), Jeff Gutt (X Factor), Hush (Animal Planet's "Detroit Unleashed"), Mark Farner, Harvest Creative Services, MARS Advertising, Luis Resto, Marcus Belgrave and Paxahau Productions and Movement Electronic Music Festival, amongst others. Prior to joining Hertz Schram, Mr. Bellanca was the General Manager of Freedom Hill Amphitheatre in Sterling Heights while also operating his own successful solo practice.
"This is an incredible honor and I am proud to share it with my fellow honorees," says Bellanca.