Bernie Lawrence-Watkins is a principal attorney at Bernie Lawrence-Watkins & Associates law firm in Atlanta, Georgia. Bernie represents in areas of entertainment, copyright trademark, licensing and etc. Her clientele includes Grammy award winning artists, songwriters, and etc. She takes part in major record labels, film/television companies and clothing designers. Bernie has been in the game for 19+ years and has earned her clients over millions of dollars in advances and residual income. Bernie graduated from Howard University, and received her doctorate from University of Baltimore. She began her legal career as a paralegal in 1996 at Kilpatrick Townsend and Stockton, then became a legal specialist in the Office of Compliance for the City of Atlanta and a lobbyist for Hartsfield-Jackson Airport. After serving, she built her practice representing the entertainment business. Bernie is also a community activist, she is a cofounder for Gather for Good; a fundraising event for local nonprofit organizations. Her hard work wasn’t unnoticed, Bernie was awarded Entertainment Lawyer of the Year by Woman of Health Magazine, and ASCAP honored Lawrence-Watkins as one of The Women Behind Music. Lawrence-Watkins is undeniably a powerhouse for the entertainment industry and City of Atlanta.