Member Spotlight

For this member spotlight, the Entertainment & Sports Law Executive Council would like to introduce council member and past section chair Jeff Allen. Jeff is a senior attorney in the Nashville office of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP. He focuses his practice on entertainment and intellectual property litigation, as well as entertainment transactional matters. Jeff has handled cases involving personal management and songwriting contract disputes, complex royalty disputes, copyright termination, copyright infringement, trademark infringement and right of publicity. Additionally, he has negotiated all types of agreements in the music industry, including personal management agreements, licensing agreements, exclusive recording and publishing agreements, and production agreements. Jeff also regularly prepares and files copyright registration applications for entertainment clients, has served as legal counsel on all stages of an independent film production, and works with clients in the television and sports industries.
Jeff currently serves as co-chair of the Nashville Bar Association’s Entertainment, Sports and Media Law Committee and assistant treasurer of the Nashville Bar Association. He is also a member of the Copyright Society of the South, the Troubadour Society Advisory Committee for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and the Country Music Association. Jeff has been listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” in Entertainment and Sports since 2015 and was ranked in Chambers USAfor Media and Entertainment in 2018. Jeff lives in Sylvan Park with his wife, Jamie, and his two-year-old daughter, Everly, and is also an avid runner.

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