and Jason Baruch have announced that they will combine their practices to form a new law firm to be named Sendroff & Baruch, LLP, specializing in the areas of theatre, film, television, music, publishing and new media.
Mark Sendroff's clients include actors Christine Ebersole, Fran Drescher, Linda Lavin, Gregory Harrison, Lainie Kazan and Polly Bergen, director/choreographers Jerry Mitchell, Casey Nicholaw, Jeff Calhoun and Kenny Ortega, writers Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Jason Robert Brown, Andrew Lippa and Bruce Vilanch, recording artists Michael Feinstein, Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme, Ann Hampton Callaway, Sam Harris and Bill Charlap, designer Bob Mackie and many of the most prominent conductors, arrangers and designers working on Broadway and in film.
He also represented numerous theatre productions, including the Tony-Award-winning production of Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam. Sendroff began his career in 1975 at the firm of Bomser & Oppenheim, followed by a 15 year association with Gottlieb Schiff Ticktin & Sternklar, which culminated in a partnership and a name change of the firm to Gottlieb Schiff & Sendroff, after which he headed his own firm, Sendroff & Associates, for ten years before joining forces with Baruch.
Jason Baruch was a partner at Franklin, Weinrib, Rudell & Vassallo, P.C., where he worked since 1997. There, he served as production counsel for such Broadway hits as the 2003 Tony Award-winning musical The Producers, Bridge & Tunnel, On Golden Pond, Dame Edna: Back With A Vengeance, Death of a Salesman and Dirty Blonde. Baruch also represented Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio and The Four Seasons Partnership in connection with the Broadway smash Jersey Boys. His current clients include playwrights Douglas Wright and Horton Foote and other Tony Award-winning dramatists, as well as music publishers, commercial theatre producers and regional theatres across the country.
Baruch is on the board of directors of HERE Performing Arts Center in New York and currently serves as co-chair of the Theatre and Performing Arts Committee of the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law section of the NY State Bar Association. He lectures frequently on the subject of theatre law and authored a chapter for a new book recently published by Applause Books titled The Commercial Theatre Institute Guide to Producing Plays and Musicals. Baruch, a graduate of Yale College (B.A.), New York University (J.D.) and Hong Kong University (L.L.M.) is a member of the New York and California Bars.
The offices of Sendroff & Baruch, LLP will be located in Times Square. Joining Sendroff & Baruch will be Eric Goldman, formerly of Sendroff & Associates.