Jackson AbbedutoSenior Counsel
Jackson Abbeduto is senior counsel at Granderson Des Rochers, LLP working in the arena of digital music and tapping into opportunities to create new revenue streams for artists and songwriters. He brings a wealth of expertise to GDR, having transitioned from YouTube where he excelled in managing strategic relationships and navigating licensing agreements with music publishers and performing rights organizations.
Prior to his time at YouTube, he spent nearly a decade at Universal Music Publishing Group, playing a pivotal role in shaping their digital and new media initiatives on behalf of the publisher. At Universal, he masterfully structured and negotiated music deals with both start-ups and prominent technology firms, all while championing songwriters' rights in the digital landscape.