Law

ABOUT LUMENITE LAW

Current business and media environments are brimming with innovation and industry disrupters. Navigating this space requires a lawyer who is fearless and creative as well. If you're an artist or otherwise in business for yourself, it's important to PROPERLY protect your work because in America there is no protection for raw ideas.  So how can you protect your investment? By getting the right legal agreements and registrations in place as soon as possible.

Lumenite Law is focused on advising and educating clients in matters involving intellectual property, business, entertainment, commercial hemp,  plus many crossover issues and industries.

OUR TEAM

Lauren D. McDonald

Lauren has experience in entertainment and business, including Universal Music Group, international recording artists, and emmy-nominated production companies. In addition to entertainment, she advises startups and blockchain companies. She is a diligent, passionate, fierce advocate committed to helping clients protect their rights and realize their goals.  

 

In 2017, Lauren was admitted to the California State Bar and promptly founded Lumenite. She is a member of the Intellectual Property section of the California Lawyer’s Association.

In her spare time, Lauren enjoys hiking and live music.

Education:

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles - Juris Doctor, May 2017

  • University of California, Riverside - B.A. Film and Visual Culture, June 2010

Law Review:

  • Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review
    - Staff Editor 2015-2016

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Adonia Tan

Adonia joined Lumenite Law in 2020 as Of Counsel. She is experienced in civil litigation, creditors' rights law, intellectual property law, and alternative dispute resolution. After graduating from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in Cognitive Science, Adonia attended Texas Tech University School of Law and received a Juris Doctor degree. While in law school she served as the Executive Managing Editor for the Journal of Biosecurity, Biosafety, and Biodefense Law and President of the Asian Law Students Association.

Adonia is licensed to practice law in the state of California and admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Experienced
Advisors

We understand that every client’s business is unique. Our experience working with clients across the entertainment industry, media and start-ups, is what separates us from other law firms. You can expect Lumenite Law to have all the expertise, but without the *uncapped* bills you’d get from large firms. We always come prepared to take on your particular legal needs in a timely and easy-to-understand way, so that you can get back to doing what you love.

WHY US

Ability to Stay
One Step Ahead

A great attorney must be knowledgeable and creative in order to stay ahead of the curve. Having a wise IP attorney on your side is what differentiates seasoned entrepreneurs from first timers. Laws and regulations change and vary by location. Lumenite Law knows how crucial it is for our clients to stay ahead of legal needs before they become a problem.

Knowledge That Can Serve Your Needs

Lumenite Law is committed to advising and educating our clients in each unique category of their legal needs. Our team specializes in protecting your ideas with the proper registrations, licenses, and legal agreements or contracts. These protections and documents are essential to any business’ growth and can make a significant difference when you choose to work with a pro. Our expertise gives you peace of mind and eliminates the months of trial and error from other non-specialized firms.

Grace Aspenwall

Grace has over six years of experience as a legal assistant for international and local law firms. She diligently performs a wide array of tasks to assist Lumenite Law in the successful completion of business and intellectual property matters.

Outside of work, Grace enjoys live music, comedy, and beach volleyball.

 

Education:

  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Saint Paul, Minnesota

       Juris Doctor, May 2020

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minnesota

       B.A. Psychology and Communication Studies, June 2015

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