Entertainment and Sports Law Leadership

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Chris Vlahos
Riley Warnock & Jacobson
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
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
Ryder Lee Lee
1213 Linden Avenue
Nashville, TN 37212
Middle TN Delegate
Brittany Schaffer
Loeb & Loeb, LLP
1906 Acklen Avenue
Nashville, TN 37212

Brittany Schaffer’s practice includes a diverse range of music, entertainment, copyright, and right of publicity transactions. Her unique and broad knowledge of the music industry, and litigation background, enables her to service clients and the industry at large in a variety of capacities. Ms. Schaffer handles everything from drafting and negotiating recording, songwriting, and producer

Middle TN Delegate
Molly Shehan
Milom Horsnell Crow Rose Kelley
3310 West End Ave, Ste. 610
Nashville, TN 37203
Middle TN Delegate
Stephanie Taylor
Stites & Harbison PLLC
401 Commerce Street, Suite 800
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

Jeff Allen
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
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