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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.


USA Today
November 28, 2022
Re: Elyn Saks

Elyn Saks was interviewed about what schizophrenia really is. "A common misconception is that we're unable to care for ourselves and that's not true," she said. "For some people it is, but not for all of us. We can have relationships –romantic and friendships. But we often don't see that (in the media) because of the emphasis on sensationalism and 'othering' us."


Mugambi Jouet
October, 2022

“Guns, Mass Incarceration, and Bipartisan Reform: Beyond Vicious Circle and Social Polarization,” Arizona State Law Journal (Forthcoming 2023).

Hannah R. Garry
October, 2022

"From Policy back to Principles? Refugee Protection under International Law & State (Non)-Compliance," introductory remarks and chair of roundtable discussion, ABILA International Law Weekend, Fordham Law School, Oct. 21, 2022.

D. Daniel Sokol
October, 2022

“Cookie Intermediaries: Does Competition Lead to More Privacy? Evidence from the Dark Web,” University of Toronto Law and Economics Workshop, Toronto, Canada, October 2022.