Margaritë Camaj, Esq., well-known as Magi, is a founding partner of The Camaj and Lee Firm. Margaritë is also an Attorney, Creative, Entrepreneur, Professor, and more that has always had a mission to protect artists and businesses of all kinds. As an Albanian woman, raised in the Bronx, New York, the birth of Hip-Hop, Margaritë’s diverse background gave her the abundant tools to break through the barriers.
Essentially, anyone who creates something from nothing whether it be music, film, or a start-up business has paved the path to success in their own way. Margaritë has extensive knowledge and experience in both the Entertainment and Entrepreneurship realm, being that her career in the Entertainment Industry interconnects with both the creative and legal spectrum. One of Margaritë’s goals has always been to supply her clients with the knowledge, direction, and protection under the law that is necessary in order to reach their desired success, maintain it, and thrive in it. During law school, Margaritë found a way to balance her creative and legal side. She worked in the Judicial Office in the Westchester County Court, researched the New York Penal Code and created an in-depth sentencing guideline for use, analyzed statistics regarding juvenile crime, and gained plenty of transactional experience in various parts of the law, such as Entertainment, Immigration, and Real Estate. During law school, she also published 6 of her 18 books. She also was heavily involved as a member of the Entertainment & Arts Law Society, always knowing that her passion for music ran deep. After receiving her Juris Doctor degree and passing the NY bar exam in 2016, she went on to obtain her licenses to practice law in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Washington, D.C.
Margaritë has represented a versatile pool of clients that have included high-profile artists, creatives, and entrepreneurs, helping their careers become secure as they navigate through their careers. Being an 18x published best-selling author, songwriter, and a spoken word artist herself, she has gained first-hand, direct, and immediate experience necessary in understanding various areas of law, whether it be regarding the music business, film industry, or intellectual property, specifically copyright and trademark. Her experience in these fields helps her clients navigate the Entertainment Industry successfully.
In addition to being so integrated in the Entertainment Industry in both the legal and creative aspects, Margaritë is also a writer for highly known publications in music and more, attracting a plethora of readers and allowing her to tap into the latest rising artists. Her experience, knowledge, and leadership range far and wide in all areas of Entertainment and Entrepreneurship, especially when it comes to the law. In turn, this has all translated in regards to Margaritë’s passion and commitment to representing her clients.