Samuel Lipshie
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
P. O. Box 340025
Nashville, TN 37203
Work Phone: (615)252-2332
Fax Phone: (615)252-6332
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Sam Lipshie is a Partner with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings. Sampractices in the areas of entertainment, music, intellectual property and commercial litigation and dispute resolution. He also has extensive experience in connection with the acquisition and disposition of media, broadcast and other intellectual property. Sam has practiced before Tennessee trial and appellate courts, as well as federal, district and appellate courts in many states. He has handled high profile copyright, royalty (publishers, producers and talent) and intellectual property litigation, as well as a multitude of cases involving the Uniform Commercial Code, trade secrets, covenants not to compete, interference with contractual relations, and other business and commercial issues. Sam has spoken at the Vanderbilt School of Law and before many professional audiences on most of the subject areas listed above. He was a visiting faculty member for Entertainment Litigation at the University of Tennessee College of Law during 2007 - 2010.

Sam is a member of the Nashville, Tennessee, and American Bar Associations. He also is a member of the Copyright Society of the South. Sam also was selected for the national publications, The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 for his entertainment law practice (more than 10-Year Best Lawyers® selection); Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2009 - 2014 for his litigation, general commercial and entertainment litigation practice; Benchmark: Litigation 2008 - 2015 for his intellectual property, music and media law practice, and for his general commercial litigation; Mid-South Super Lawyers 2008 - 2014 for entertainment and sports; Nashville Business Journal's "Best of the Bar," Media and Entertainment, 2012 and 2014.

Sam also heads the firm's Entertainment and Media Practice Group.  Sam received his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School, and his B.A. Vanderbilt University.

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2014 - 2015
Legal Education: Vanderbilt Law School
Year Licensed: 1981
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 1981
Section Membership(s): Entertainment and Sports Law Section, Intellectual Property Section, Litigation Section, TBA Members
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Intellectual Property Law, Litigation - General Civil Practice, Entertainment & Sports Law