Leadership

Entertainment and Sports Law Leadership

Vice-Chair
Reid Waltz
SESAC
reid.waltz@att.net
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...

Middle TN Delegate
Jeff Allen
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
jallen@bradley.com
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
Meridian Law, PLLC
alandis.brassel@meridian.law
2900 Vanderbilt Place Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37212

Alandis Brassel is an Associate at Meridian Law where he advises and represents organizations and individuals in their litigation and transactional needs. Alandis’ practice includes entertainment, intellectual property (copyright and trademark), breach of contract and estate matters. He also practices in commercial transactions. Alandis has helped entrepreneurs, artists, songwriters, nonprofit...

Middle TN Delegate
Jenna Harris
Ritholz Levy Fields LLP
jharris@rlfllp.com
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
cbennett@tnbar.org
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...