Leadership

Entertainment and Sports Law Leadership

Chair
Chris Vlahos
Riley Warnock & Jacobson
cvlahos@rwjplc.com
1906 West End Ave
Nashville, TN 37203

Chris L. Vlahos focuses his practice on entertainment, copyright and commercial litigation as well as other intellectual property matters. Mr. Vlahos has represented recording artists, songwriters, record companies, music publishers, book publishers, telecommunications companies and other corporate and individual clients in various litigation matters, including the joint defense of hundreds of

Immediate Past Chair
Casey Summar
Volunteer Lawyers & Professionals for the Arts
csummar@abcnashville.org
1900 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37212

Casey Gill Summar is the Executive Director of the Arts & Business Council, where she oversees the organization including the Volunteer Lawyers & Professionals for the Arts program. Casey co-founded this program as the Tennessee Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (TNVLA) in 2006, serving as its Executive Director until merging TNVLA with the Arts & Business Council in 2009. She has

Middle TN Delegate
Jeff Allen
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
jallen@babc.com
1600 Division St. Ste. 700
Nashville, TN 37203

Jeff Allen is an Associate with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings. Hejoined the firm in 2008 and is in the Litigation Practice Group. He assists with a wide range of business litigation matters on behalf of the firm’s corporate and individual clients, with an emphasis on entertainment and intellectual property litigation. Jeff has handled a number of cases involving personal

Middle TN Delegate
Ryder Lee Lee
Butler Snow LLP
Ryder.Lee@butlersnow.com
150 3rd Avenue South, Suite 1600
Nashville, TN 37201
 
Middle TN Delegate
Noah McPike
Almon & McPike, PLLC
nmcpike@orvillealmonlaw.com
1222 16th Avenue South, Suite 26
Nashville, TN 37212

Noah McPike is a Junior Partner with Almon & McPike, PLLC (a U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Tier 1. Law Firm in Entertainment Law – Music) practicing entertainment, intellectual property, and business/corporate law on Nashville’s famed Music Row. Noah has been recognized as a Super Lawyers® Rising Star (Mid-South, and is a member of the Tennessee Bar Associations, the American Intellectual

Middle TN Delegate
Brittany Schaffer
Loeb & Loeb, LLP
bschaffer@loeb.com
1906 Acklen Avenue
Nashville, TN 37212
 
Middle TN Delegate
Molly Shehan
Milom Horsnell Crow Rose Kelley
mshehan@milomlaw.com
3310 West End Ave, Ste. 610
Nashville, TN 37203
 
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Stephanie Taylor
Bone McAllester Norton PLLC
staylor@bonelaw.com
511 Union Street, Suite 1600
Nashville, TN 37219

Stephanie R. Taylor is an entertainment and music industry lawyer providing a broad range of legal services to clients involved in the creation, production and management of creative works. She specializes in entertainment law and understands the special needs of the entertainment industry, including copyright law, music publishing, record labels, media and general business matters. Stephanie