Entertainment and Sports Law Leadership

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Molly Shehan
Milom Horsnell Crow Rose Kelley
3310 West End Ave, Ste. 610
Nashville, TN 37203
Immediate Past Chair
Jeff Allen
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
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 Litigation 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

Middle TN Delegate
Ryder Lee Lee
Ryder Legal
1213 Linden Avenue
Nashville, TN 37212

Ryder’s practice focuses on providing a broad range of legal services to clients in the arts, entertainment, and media industries.  His extensive background in that field lends itself to a practice centered on helping clients navigate the unique and difficult legal

Middle TN Delegate
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
Mary Lauren Teague
Loeb & Loeb LLP
35 Music Square E, Ste. 310
Nashville, TN 37203
Middle TN Delegate
Reid Waltz
9119 Saddlebow Dr
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