HarbourView Equity Partners, an alternative asset management company based in Newark, N.J., has added Palisa Kelley as a managing director and head of legal and business affairs.

Kelly brings 25 years of experience in the entertainment industry, during which time she structed and negotiated agreements in areas such as music publishing, licensing and catalog acquisitions. She joins from Selverne Kelley Bradford PLLC, a boutique law firm serving the music industry, where she was a partner. She previously founded and ran Kelley Law Group, and prior to that, was vice president of business and legal affairs at Sony and ATV Music Publishing.

“Palisa joining our firm further strengthens the institutional foundation that we have built at HarbourView,” says Sherrese Clark Soares, founder of HarbourView. “I have known Palisa for a long time and am thrilled that she has chosen to work with us. Her relationships in our industry, as well as her track record, leadership and integrity, will be instrumental as we continue to grow and scale our platform.”