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Andrea E. Villarreal

Phone: (512) 469-9800

Austin attorney Andrea Villareal concentrates her practice in the areas of entertainment law, estate planning and probate, litigation, and corporate law. She is an associate at Oaks, Hartline & Daly, L.L.P.

She is a frequent speaker on issues relating to entertainment law, including the SXSW 2017 Panel “Creative and Financial Aspects of Sampling;” GRAMMY Pro Music Business Summit; GRAMMY U "Breaking into the Business;" CLE presentation “Hot Topics in Estate Planning for Entertainment Attorneys” for the Austin Bar Association Entertainment and Sports Law Section; GRAMMY U Kick Off at the University of Texas; GRAMMY Camp: Basic Training; Austin Music Foundation, "Protecting Your Music;" Meet the GRAMMYs at Viva Big Bend; University of Texas School of Law’s Law Students for the Arts; Texas Review of Entertainment & Sports Law 2012 Symposium; and Thurgood Marshall Entertainment Law Society.

Education

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, The University of Texas School of Law, 2010
    Technical Editor, Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights
  • Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, The University of North Texas, 2006

Professional Licenses and Court Admissions

  • Attorney at Law, Texas Bar 2011
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, 2012

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • The Recording Academy
    Texas Chapter, Board of Governors, 2017-2019, 2013-2015
    Secretary, Board of Governors & Advocacy Committee Chair, 2015-2017
  • Entertainment Law Initiative (The GRAMMY Foundation)
  • State Bar of Texas
    Entertainment & Sports Law Section
    Real Property, Probate & Trust Section
  • Austin Bar Association

Professional Experience

  • Oaks, Hartline & Daly, L.L.P., Of Counsel, 2010 - Present
  • Austin Community College, Adjunct Professor of “Legal Aspects of the Music Industry:” June 2015-August 2016
  • The Office of the Secretary of State, Business and Public Filings, Fellowship from August 2010-October 2010
  • Oaks, Hartline & Daly, LLP, Legal Intern, December 2009–May 2010
  • Capital Punishment Clinic, Student Attorney, August 2009–December 2009
  • Bracewell & Giuliani, LLP, Legal Intern, July 2009–December 2009
  • Austin Music Foundation, Legal Intern, May 2009–August 2009
  • National Western Life Insurance Company, Law Clerk, September 2008–February 2009
  • CW33 News, Freelance News Promotions Producer, July 2006–August 2007

Honors

  • University of North Texas Mayborn School of Journalism Broadcast News Student of the Year, 2005-2006

Community Involvement

  • SIMS Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Grounded in Music, Board of Directors