Artists are entrepreneurs. Arts organizations are businesses. But the cultural community has additional legal and counseling needs that are often neglected. The Law Offices of Michael C. Dorf has extensive experience representing authors, artists and both for profit and not for profit arts organizations in contracts, intellectual property, and other legal services. His prior work as Director of Chicago’s first Cultural Plan, and a board member of Arts Alliance Illinois, Illinois Humanities, and Lawyers for the Creative Arts gives Michael C. Dorf unique insights into the needs of Chicago’s creative economy.