Legal and Creative

Agency service agreement development and negotiation,
Talent and freelancer management,
Trademark and brand protection,
Copyright and content protection/licensing,
Influencer marketing and social media compliance

Our approach is proactive and focused on helping your agency achieve its goals without disrupting its business.


Sharon Toerek

Sharon Toerek is Principal of Toerek Law, where she focuses her law practice on helping professionals in the advertising, marketing and creative services industries protect and monetize their intellectual capital, and manage the legal implications of their marketing and advertising work. Sharon is a frequent speaker about agency legal issues, including at national organizations and conferences like Mirren Live, INBOUND, Content Marketing World, MAGNET Global Agency Network, TAAN Agency Network and Agency Management Institute. Sharon is an approved participant on the 4A's Legal Consultants Panel, and a Past President of the American Ad Federation (AAF) Cleveland. She is also the host of The Innovative Agency, a podcast about innovation and trends in the marketing agency world.

Katrina VanCleve

After growing up in Malaysia and Singapore, Katrina moved to America to attend Vassar College. She graduated with a BA in Economics and has since established a career in administration and operations in the legal field. She has had the pleasure of serving Sharon Toerek and her clients since 2016. In her downtime, you will find Katrina testing a new baking recipe, walking their Labrador Retriever, or going to the movies and arcade with her husband and two kids.

Think Tank Session - Thursday!

Sharon Toerek will lead a Think Tank discussion focused on the top legal mistakes agencies make during the new business process and how to avoid them. Come with your new business legal questions and stories.
Want to submit your questions to Sharon in advance of the Mirren Summit? Reach out to Sharon at

Toerek Law provides legal counsel that helps independent ad, marketing and communications agencies protect their assets and turn their intellectual capital into revenue.

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Sharon Toerek


Katrina VanCleve

Operations Manager

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