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Monika Tashman brings more than 25 years of experience crafting innovative transactions and providing strategic counsel to clients at the intersection of entertainment, music, technology and thought leadership. Drawing from her deep industry experience, coaching background, business knowledge and legal experience, Monika has a distinctive approach to deal structuring, negotiation and advisement of clients. Her objective in every deal is to push past monetization barriers and into business optimization. Each deal Monika negotiates is tailored to the client's value system, risk profile and career objectives. 

As a strategic advisor, Monika has an insightful vantage point and delivers bold, differentiating ideas to her clients. In addition to day-to-day counseling, she helps clients decide whether to continue, course-correct or disengage from various business models, opportunities or strategic initiatives. 

While Monika is recognized for excellence in the music industry, her experience and client base extends to literary, fashion, thought leaders, beauty, art and corporate matters. She has extensive experience handling complex and pivotal deals that have major impacts on the broader entertainment and media industry. 

Monika’s clients include entrepreneurial artists as well as live music, record label, publishing, film, emerging entertainment and experiential music production companies. She regularly represents a wide range of music talent, spanning from icons to developing artists, rock and pop to reggae, bachata and metalcore, as well as independent labels and publishers, trade groups, executives, emerging companies and minority-owned entertainment businesses.


  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, 法学博士
  • 纽约大学, 学士, magna cum laude


  • 纽约州
  • Tennessee


  • Named to Billboard’s “Top Music Lawyers” list (2018-2024)
  • Named among Billboard’s “Women in Music Top Executives” (2019 and 2023)
  • Named “Best Lawyer” in Entertainment Law - Music by The Best Lawyers in America (2020-2024) 
  • Named among top entertainment attorneys in Variety’s “Legal Impact Report” (2019-2022)