Entertainment and Sports Law Leadership

Mary Lauren Teague
Dotted i Entertainment, LLC
5626 Kendall Drive
Nashville, TN 37209
Mary Lauren Teague is the Owner and President of Dotted i Entertainment, LLC, where she manages Grammy-Award-winner Rory Feek and serves as an advisor for Nashville producers and songwriters.  Previously an entertainment attorney at Loeb & Loeb, LLP, she brings her prior experiences of representing recording artists, legacy artists, songwriters, publishing companies, producers, and...
Reid Waltz
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...

Immediate Past Chair
Molly Shehan
Milom Horsnell Crow Kelley Beckett Shehan
3310 West End Ave, Ste. 610
Nashville, TN 37203
Molly concentrates her practice in the areas of entertainment and intellectual property law.
Molly is a recent graduate of Belmont College of Law and received her BBA in Music Business from Belmont University. Her experience includes interning for the Nashville Music Council for two years, interning for Congressman Jim Cooper in Washington D.C., interning at Loeb...
Middle TN Delegate
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 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...

Middle TN Delegate
Alandis Brassel
The Brassel Firm, PLLC
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
1201 Demonbreun St., 15th Floor
Nashville, TN 37203
Middle TN Delegate
Jenna Harris
Ritholz Levy Fields LLP
1221 6th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37208

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...

Staff Coordinator
Chelsea Bennett
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219

Chelsea Bennett is a Sections, Committees and CLE Coordinator for the Tennessee Bar Association. She brings the association eight years of diverse work experience in the education sector. Previously, she worked as the head studio teacher and welfare agent with the child actors starring on the television show “Nashville.” Bennett received her bachelor’s degree in sociology from The Ohio State...