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Ash Kernen

Kernen Law
Founder and Principal Attorney

Ash Kernen is the Founder and Principal Attorney of Kernen Law, a Philadelphia-based boutique entertainment and intellectual property law firm, focusing predominantly on the music industry. Having spent over a decade as an independent musician prior to becoming a lawyer, Kernen’s unique passion and edge stems from understanding all sides of the transactional environment and the complexities, both legal and practical, that surround it. Through his niche practice, he works closely with musicians, artists, producers, publishers, and labels, helping them to protect their rights and build their long-term business strategy for success. Outside of his law practice, Kernen continues to produce music as one-half of the electro-indie rock duo, Lovecartel, as well as heading up the newly-formed Heartfelt Cartel Music Group, a collective of micro/independent labels and publishing entities. He is an active member the Philadelphia chapter of the National Association of Recording Industry Professionals as well as the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences where he has taken an active role in the its legislative advocacy efforts.