Randall E. McMillan has successfully negotiated, drafted and closed numerous complex agreements worth tens of millions of dollars involving some of the most prominent businesses and brands in the world and some of the most notable entertainers and artists of our time such as: Jay-Z, Rihanna, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Ne-Yo, Babyface, Mariah Carey and LL Cool J. He spent the last decade with Universal Music Group's Island Def Jam Music Group where he was responsible for advising creative, financial, production and marketing executives in the business and legal affairs of Def Jam Records, Island Records, Roc-A-Fella Records, Mercury Records, So So Def Records and the Russell Simmons Music Group. Mr. McMillan previously held several positions with BMG Entertainment's RCA Records Label where he was responsible for legal matters involving such diverse and iconic entertainers as Elvis Presley, Duke Ellington, Christina Aguilera, Tyrese, Jim Brickman, John Pizzarelli, Comedian/Actor John Leguizamo and the Foo Fighters.
He has also been featured on national television as an "entertainment law mogul". He has addressed the students and faculty of Cornell University, the University of Pennsylvania Law School, the Yale Law School and others. In addition to his extensive contract experience, Mr. McMillan has also spent time in the courtroom. He has appeared in both state and federal courts representing Fortune 500 companies such as Boeing and State Farm Insurance as an Associate in the Business Litigation Department of the New York-based law firm of Rivkin Radler, LLP.
In addition to an extensive music and entertainment law practice, Mr. McMillan currently represents a number of cutting edge businesses and talented individuals in various fields; from independent record companies to life coaching businesses. In fact, McMillan Law is a Personal Coaching Industry Certified Law Firm with extensive knowledge of the inner workings and challenges of the personal and business coaching industries. The firm represents notable coaching businesses such as The Corporate Agent and David Neagle's Life Is Now, Inc. With extensive media relationships, McMillan Law is uniquely positioned as the go-to "general counsel" for owners of growing coaching businesses with long-term plans for taking their talents and brands to the mainstream media.
Mr. McMillan was also recently Of Counsel to the boutique entertainment law firm of Sweeney, Johnson & Scates, LLC, whose clients include recording artist, Lil Wayne and Young Money Records among others. An active member of civic, professional and alumni organizations; Mr. McMillan is a resident of Montclair, New Jersey, where he resides with his wife, two daughters and son.