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Emio Zizza
USC Gould School of Law

Emio Zizza

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: August 22, 2022

Eupremio (“Emio”) Zizza is general counsel at Global Music Rights, a burgeoning music performing rights company competing with the likes of ASCAP and BMI. Before joining GMR, Zizza spent several years at Warner Records, most recently as executive vice president and head of business and legal affairs. Prior to his time at Warner, Zizza worked for music industry legend Clive Davis in New York City at his various companies including Arista Records, J Records and RCA Music Group.

During his time in New York City, Zizza was an adjunct professor at Rutgers University School of Law where he taught courses in Contract Drafting and Negotiation, Entertainment Law and Law of the Music Industry.

A graduate of Brown University and Seton Hall Law School, Zizza published a law journal note on international copyright law and has been a frequent guest speaker in the areas of entertainment and music law.


Roll Call
March 16, 2023
Re: Robin Craig

Professor Robin Craig was interviewed about the Navajo nation's water issues in a drought-stricken area. "Craig said the 9th Circuit’s approach comes from a 1908 Supreme Court case that found tribes had some water rights where they were not explicitly granted."


Robin Craig
February, 2023

"Legal Dimensions of Coastal Adaptation Planning," AdaptLA webinar, USC Sea Grant, February 23, 2023.

Robin Craig
February, 2023

“Legal Aspects of Coastal Adaptation,” Online Public Lecture, AdaptLA Lecture Series, USC Sea Grant, February 23, 2023.

Felipe Jiménez
February, 2023

Comments on Joanna Langille, "The Subjects of Tort Law, North American Workshop of Private Law Theory," UCLA School of Law.