Carrie A. Ward

Carrie A. Ward

Earp Cohn PC
  • Business Law, Entertainment & Sports Law, Communications & Internet Law ...
  • New Jersey, Pennsylvania
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Summary

Carrie Ward is a business lawyer with a particular focus on entertainment, sports, communications, and media law clients. Carrie’s clients range from media group owners, small broadcasters and podcasters, actors, filmmakers, athletes, musicians, and start-up entrepreneurs. Ms. Ward also serves as outside general counsel to corporate clients. In addition to her private practice experience, Carrie worked in the legal departments of ABC, Inc. and Entercom Communications Corp. These experiences provide her a unique ability to analyze a client’s legal matter to create the most practical and economical solutions.

Ms. Ward also works with her clients on the day-to-day operations of their business from protecting intellectual property, reviewing and drafting various contracts, and reviewing advertising content for regulatory compliance. Carrie is also a leader in promotions and advertising law. She has advised clients on thousands of promotions during her career on local and national levels. Carrie counsels clients on promotions from the conceptual stage to prize fulfillment. Her promotions clients include broadcasters, online and mobile marketers, and insured promotions companies.

Carrie has successfully prosecuted thousands of FCC applications during the course of her career that include license renewal applications, transfer and assignment applications, ownership reports and routine engineering applications. She has a 100% success record in defending enforcement complaints. She is also a leader in policy change and authored the Petition for Rulemaking that changed the FCC’s outdated contest rule.

Carrie is a member of the Federal Communications Bar Association, the Burlington County Bar Association, and the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners. Ms. Ward received her Bachelor’s Degree in Justice from the American University in Washington D.C. and her Juris Doctorate from Rutgers School of Law.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Communications & Internet Law
  • Trademarks
  • Intellectual Property
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Flexible fee arrangements including per project flat fee billing and monthly retainer options.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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Pennsylvania
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3rd Circuit
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Earp Cohn P.C.
- Current
Calderone Bullock Ward LLC
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Owner
Ward Law Group LLC
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Senior Counsel
Entercom Communications Corp.
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Associate
Weir & Partners LLP
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Education
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
J.D. (2005) | Law
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Activities: Journal of Law and Urban Policy (Events Editor) Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court
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American University
B.A. (1999) | Justice
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Honors: Deans LIst
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Awards
Top Attorney
South Jersey Magazine
Sports Law
Professional Associations
State Bar of New Jersey  # 023132005
Current
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State Bar of Pennsylvania  # 201036
Member
Current
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Burlington County Bar Association
- Current
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New Jersey Association of Business Women
- Current
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Federal Communications Bar Association
- Current
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Publications
Speaking Engagements
Force Majeure and Business Interruption Insurance
International Society of Primerus Law Firms
The Legal Anatomy of a Contract , NJAWBO Virtual Connection , Virtual
New Jersey Association of Business Women
https://www.njawbo.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1117005
Keeping it Legal: Promotions Law 101 , Second Street Summit , St. Louis, MO
Bloom Peters, LLC
Websites & Blogs
Website
Legal Answers
21 Questions Answered

Q. Is it considered gambling for players to put monetary wagers on skill based games?
A: It is illegal when there are 3 elements present in the contest: (1) prize; (2) chance; and (3) consideration. In the scenario you describe above, the element of chance is missing in the equation.
Q. Question on Copyright Laws on a Radio Show I Host
A: You need to have licensing agreements in place with BMI, ASCAP, SESAC and all other music licensing entities in place to play music over the air. You will also need a separate license with SoundExchange to play music on your website.
Q. How can I find out if my entertainment manager is stealing from me
A: I would start by asking her for a full accounting of your receivables. It is a jumping off point to make sure that you are receiving what you are entitled to.
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Contact & Map
Earp Cohn P.C.
123 South Broad Street
Suite 1030
Philadelphia, PA 19109
Telephone: (215) 963-9520
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Earp Cohn P.C.
20 Brace Road
4th Floor
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Toll-Free: (856) 354-7700
Telephone: (215) 963-9520
Cell: (609) 529-7360
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed