Thirty-five years and hundreds of deals ago, David Blake Chatfield began his career as an attorney and manager: representing global companies, music artists and producers, as well as motion picture and television writers, producers, actors, and editors. During his career he has twice served as the president of his local bar association, been elected to public office where he served two terms has a councilman, and has been a senior executive in a nationally distributed record company, a music and video production company, and a publishing company. He currently has is own law practice where he serves as General Counsel to several diverse companies, is the CEO of The United Music Group, is a partner in C & A Management, and owns Chatfield Entertainment.
Over the past few years he has been on international panels and roundtables such as Liverpool Sound City Music Conference and Festival (two of his bands also played there) and as close as North Hollywood's IES Music Summit (where two of his other bands played). He has guest–lectured for two years to music business classes at Universities. He is a recent graduate of the YouTube Space “Build Your Channel” workshops.
David also serves on the boards of several charities internationally: A Child Unheard Foundation in London and the AGSS Foundation cancer charity in the United States. David also served as a trustee for several community foundations and serves as general counsel for Paw Works, Inc. a charity for the prevention of unnecessary animal euthanization.
David is an active member in the Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Association of Independent Music Publishers, the National Association of Recording Industry Professionals, the Guild of Music Supervisors, and the California Copyright Conference.
Posts by David Chatfield:
Podcast: Cracking the Code of Happiness
May 24th, 2016
Listen Here: David Blake Chatfield is the author of Taking Control: Cracking the Code to Happiness. So many feel out of control, depressed, stuck, disillusioned, defeated, rejected, dejected, afraid, and confused, this [...]