With over thirty years’ experience as an attorney in the music industry, Steve provides global media and music business affairs & legal support for composers, songwriters, music publishers, recording artists and television, film, video and multi-media producers. Prior to being in solo practice with The Winogradsky Company from 1992 to 2009, Mr. Winogradsky had served as Director of Music Business Affairs for Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc., Managing Director of Music, Legal & Business Affairs for MCA Home Entertainment, Director of Music Licensing and Administration for Universal Pictures and Universal Television and Vice President of Business Affairs for The Clearing House, Ltd.
He was twice elected President of the California Copyright Conference, after spending nine years on the Board of Directors, and also served for four years as President of The Association of Independent Music Publishers.
Mr. Winogradsky is the author of the book “Music Publishing: The Complete Guide” published in 2013. He was also awarded the 2012 Texas Star Award by the Texas State Bar Entertainment and Sports Law section for his contributions to legal education in the State of Texas. Mr. Winogradsky was also named as one of the Outstanding Instructors in Entertainment Studies and Performing Arts at UCLA Extension, where he has taught since 1997.
In addition, he is a guitarist, singer and songwriter who is both a composer and publisher member of ASCAP.