Mr. Mosley leads both the Corporate and Entertainment, Media & Technology practice groups at Walter Mosley Law Firm, where he participates in a broad-based corporate, entertainment, intellectual property, sports, media/arts, hospitality, and litigation practice. He handles trademark, copyright, licensing, and general corporate matters as well as representing talent, producers, production companies, and labels in film, music, television, and fashion projects. He also negotiates marketing, endorsement, and other campaigns for his varied sports and entertainment clients. As a litigator, Mr. Mosley primarily focuses on labor/employment matters and music disputes. As a watchdog, he provides transparent checks and balances for his entertainment clients, monitoring music royalties and accounting as well as the actions and deals of the sports agents, managers, business managers, accountants, and agencies. To that end, he has brought cases against music distributors, major and independent labels, business managers, and large bookkeeping firms for claims such as breach of contract, failure to pay royalties, fraud, mismanagement of funds, and breaches of fiduciary duty for his entertainment clients. His firm specializes in Labor & Employment, Corporate Transactions, Entertainment & Hospitality, and Real Estate.

A lawyer committed to public service, Mr. Mosley is most proud of his ongoing representation of the Debbie Allen Dance Academy—the Los Angeles-based nonprofit that changes the lives of young people through the performing arts. Mr. Mosley has represented the Academy on numerous transactional, real estate, labor, intellectual property, endorsement, entertainment, and litigation matters. Before pursuing an entertainment and media law practice, he spent four years as a corporate lawyer in the Los Angeles and New York offices of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

Mr. Mosley holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan in computer engineering and a Master of Science in information, economics and management with a specialization in incentive centered design. As an engineer, Mr. Mosley worked for Intel Corporation as a chip designer and software engineer. He has specialized skill sets in economics, marketing, system and product design, and cognitive behavioral science. Mr. Mosley has presented papers at the African Development Conference and the United Nations World Summit on Sustainable Development. He still works as a consultant and business advisor throughout South Africa, Ghana, and Nigeria, working with companies such as Vodafone, Etisalat, and What Box. Mr. Mosley also worked for Procter & Gamble in sales and marketing.  

A graduate of Harvard Law School and a recipient of both the Dean’s Award (selected by Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan) and the Traphagen Distinguished Alumni Award, Mr. Mosley clerked for Judge Damon J. Keith on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He is a member of the state bars of California and New York as well as the Federal Tax Court and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. 

In addition to being the named partner of Walter Mosley Law Firm, Mr. Mosley also has a successful hospitality and restaurant business—New Gold Empire West—where he has built the brands Beetle House (NYC, LA, and Vegas), Karnevil Hollywood, Blockbuster 90s Bar, Darkside Hollywood, Holiday Animals, the Electric Pussycat (Austin Powers-themed bar).