Philip A. Ordonez, Esq.
Philip Ordonez has been involved in the music industry in a variety of capacities since he was 13, when he began working at a large music festival in South Florida. From artist relations, to production, to performance, Philip has experience interfacing with artists, performing on stage, and working behind the scenes. He is a percussionist who toured regionally for several years and still occasionally plays around his current hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. Philip brings his wide range of experience to the table to assist in all aspects of the entertainment industry.
Philip is an honors graduate of the Emory University School of Law, where he served as a class representative and later as the VP of Entertainment for the Sports & Entertainment Law Society and he was also a founding executive board member of the first graduate student performance organization, the Emory Entertainment Alliance, which facilitated the first Emory Law School band, Disorder in the Court. Philip successfully completed the Transactional Law Certificate Program. Philip is proficient in Spanish.
For several years before and during law school, Philip worked at a national law firm as an insurance defense paralegal assisting on a variety of cases including motor-vehicle accidents, premises liability, and construction defect. For his first year out of law school, he worked as a litigator handling several high-profile premises liability cases for a boutique insurance defense firm before joining The Seay Firm.
Philip’s current practice includes assisting artists and businesses navigate the entertainment industry, from album clearances to music festivals.
Professional & Community Activities
- Member: State Bar of Georgia Entertainment & Sports Law Section,
- Member: Georgia Lawyers for the Arts
- Emory University School of Law, J.D., with Honors (2020)
- Auburn University, B.A. Sociology, Summa Cum Laude with Honors (2014)
- Transactional Law and Skills Certificate – Center for Transactional Law and Practice (Emory University School of Law)(2020)
The Seay Firm is located at 750 Piedmont Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30308. Call (404) 856-6721 or contact us to schedule an appointment.