School of Music Visiting Artist
Dani is a transgender, Canadian, artist advocate, speaker, and music attorney with over 20 years of experience helping talent creators thrive in the music business. Dani is the VP of Business and Legal Affairs for Suzy Ryoo and Troy Carter’s music company Venice. In addition, Dani founded Oliva Law Group, P.C. in 2017 and since has worked through business, legal, and administrative issues with his clients. Dani’s clients range from GRAMMY Award Winners, Billboard Hot 100 #1 charting songwriters to music merchandising companies. In 2022, Dani received a platinum record (triple platinum in Canada) for his legal work on Ariana Grande’s 2x Grammy nominated album “Positions” on behalf of client JustAcoustic. Dani also works with “DOMi” of two-time 2023 GRAMMY nominated “DOMi and JD Beck” signed to Eight-Time GRAMMY winner Anderson .Paak’s new label in collaboration with Universal APESHIT, Inc. Dani also recently worked on the music for Mattel's recent season of "Monster High" on Nickelodeon.