Our Team

John Taylor “Ike” Williams

Ike is listed in The Best Lawyers in America (in every edition since 1991); the Top 100 Massachusetts Super lawyers from 2004 - 2016 for either entertainment, First Amendment, or media law; Fortune Magazine’s Top-Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Property Law (2010-2016);  a “2016 Top Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Property Law” by American Lawyer Media, and has been a Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ rated attorney for over 35 years.
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Paul Sennott

Paul began his legal career in 2007 as an associate at Fish & Richardson, P.C. and has advised creative and innovative clients in the areas of copyright, trademark, publishing, software, licensing, and general transactional matters.
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Elaine Rogers

Elaine  counsels clients in all aspects of the entertainment, sports and new media industries including publishing, branded entertainment, licensing, promotion, advertising, interactive media, theater, motion pictures and television.  
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Suzanne Turcotte

Suzanne Turcotte is a partner at Sennott, Williams and Rogers, leading the corporate and commercial group. Suzanne provides transactional and strategic legal advice in the areas of commercial, corporate, private equity, media, licensing, and consumer goods. 
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Patricia A. Jones, M.M.E.

Patti Jones’ distinguished legal career melds her extensive background in music, the arts and education with her passion for guiding and supporting those in entertainment and the performing arts. 
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Sydney Lima, Of Counsel

Sydney Lima is a commercial lawyer with over 20 years' negotiation experience specializing in Commercial Real Estate, Corporate Contracts, and Government Relations.  Sydney has worked and lived abroad, bringing an international perspective along with both in-house and law firm expertise. 
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Matthew Valentinas, Of Counsel

Matthew Valentinas advises an array of clients covering all transactional entertainment matters including authors, screenwriters, directors, producers, production companies, publishers, life-story rights, estate rights, comedians, broadcasters, actors, podcasters, and radio and television personalities.
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Donna L. Harmon

Donna Harmon is a senior level paralegal with a broad range of experience in the corporate legal environment in both the public and private sectors.  Over the course of her career, Donna has developed proficiency in the areas of corporate governance, securities, contract drafting and negotiation...
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Hope Denekamp

Hope brings nearly 25 years of paralegal expertise in contract review and negotiation in publishing and related areas.
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