Work In Progress: "Legal 101" ~ Virtual Event with John Rudikoff, ESQ

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Work In Progress: "Legal 101" ~ Virtual Event with John Rudikoff, ESQ

A get-smart session on what you need to know when it comes to legal basics and the business of design.

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Build your foundational knowledge of legal best practices with Attorney and Educator, John Rudikoff.

John will share the “Legal 101” and practical guidance on the day-to-day business of design. In this conversation, we’ll highlight topics relating to client engagement and contracts, and working with 3rd parties such as freelancers, specialists, and contractors.

Join us for this invaluable and informative virtual session, including a live audience Q&A.

This virtual event will be live-captioned.


John Rudikoff is an attorney and educator who focuses his practice on serving artists, creatives, design businesses and new ventures. John is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School, where he teaches Startup Law, Interviewing & Counseling, and Negotiations. Prior to founding John Rudikoff Law, John was the General Counsel and Director of Business Development at MASS Design Group, a world-renowned multi- disciplinary design firm engendering equity in the built environment. John also serves as Co-Chair of the board of directors of Terreform ONE [Open Network Ecology] a non-profit architecture group that promotes innovation and smart design in cities, the Friends of the Brooklyn Queens Connector (BQX), a non-profit group working to develop a new light rail transit system connecting the two boroughs, and serves as a legal advisor to the American Institute of Graphic Artists, New York (AIGA NY). John received his BA from Sarah Lawrence College and his JD from Brooklyn Law School, where he continues to hold various leadership positions.

Event Series: Work in Progress

"Legal 101" is part of the Work in Progress event series. These events are focused on the creative process, personal development and professional development. They aim to give a peek behind the curtain and expose failure as a valuable experience.


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