Leadership

Entertainment and Sports Law Leadership

Immediate Past Chair
Molly Shehan
Milom Horsnell Crow Rose Kelley
mshehan@milomlaw.com
3310 West End Ave, Ste. 610
Nashville, TN 37203
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Middle TN Delegate
Jeff Allen
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
jallen@bradley.com
1600 Division St. Ste. 700
Nashville, TN 37203

Jeff Allen joined Bradley in 2008 and practices in the firm's Media and Entertainment, as well as the Intellectual Property practice groups. Jeff has handled a number of cases involving contract and complex royalty disputes in the entertainment industry. He has also handled litigation involving copyright termination, copyright infringement, trademark infringement, right of publicity, and...

Chair
Mary Lauren Teague
Loeb & Loeb LLP
marylauren.teague@gmail.com
35 Music Square E, Ste. 310
Nashville, TN 37203
 
Middle TN Delegate
Alandis Brassel
The Brassel Firm, PLLC
alandis.brassel@gmail.com
1004 Fatherland Street, Suite 202
Nashville, TN 37206

Alandis Brassel loves helping artists turn creative ideas into viable businesses. He comes to the Arts & Business Council from the Office of Congressman Jim Cooper, where he served as counsel and advised on intellectual property and music industry policy.

Alandis received his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School. He graduated magna cum laude from Hampton University with a B.S...

Middle TN Delegate
Steven Gaches
William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, LLC
steven.gaches@gmail.com
1201 Demonbreun St., 15th Floor
Nashville, TN 37203
 
Middle TN Delegate
Jenna Harris
Riley Warnock & Jacobson, PLC
jharris@rwjplc.com
1906 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203

Jenna Harris has a broad-based practice with a primary focus on intellectual property and commercial litigation, where she handles complex matters and provides strategic counseling to clients in the entertainment, technology, e-commerce, food, fashion and sports industries. Jenna also handles transactional matters related to copyright and trademark law. Jenna was named a Mid-South Rising Star...

Vice-Chair
Reid Waltz
SESAC
reid.waltz@att.net
5217 Williamsburg Rd.
Brentwood, TN 37027

Reid Alan Waltz currently serves as Director of Business & Legal Affairs at SESAC, the first music rights organization (“MRO”) in the United States.  He has been with the company since 2003 and has more than twenty years of experience in the entertainment industry and intellectual property including copyright and trademark.  In addition, he currently serves on the Executive...

Staff Coordinator
Wil Hammond
Tennessee Bar Association
whammond@tnbar.org
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219

Wil Hammond is a Sections and Committees Coordinator at the Tennessee Bar Association. In that position, he will work with a number of the TBA's 32 sections and 16 committees, facilitating meetings, assisting with newsletters and ensuring they operate smoothly.

Prior to working for the TBA, he served as Communications Director for the Tennessee AFL-CIO, a Grant Manager the Tennessee...