Entertainment and Sports Law Section

This section was created in recognition of the increasing number of practitioners in entertainment and sports law. The section presents an annual CLE program and helps members stay up to date on trends and activities in this specialized area of practice.

Chair
Loeb & Loeb LLP
35 Music Square E, Ste. 310
Nashville, TN 37203
(615)749-8300
Vice-Chair
SESAC
5217 Williamsburg Rd.
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615)963-3536
Immediate Past Chair
Milom Horsnell Crow Kelley Beckett...
3310 West End Ave, Ste. 610
Nashville, TN 37203
(615)255-6161
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

Tennessee Congressman Files Lawsuit Against Nashville Over MLS Stadium

A nonprofit led by newly elected U.S. Rep. John Rose, R-Cookeville, that operates the annual Tennessee State Fair sued Metro Nashville on Friday seeking an injunction to halt construction of the city's new Major League Soccer stadium at the fairgrounds, the Tennessean reports. Tennessee State Fair Association argues that plans for the new MLS stadium do not leave sufficient space and structures for the state fair, which is a protected use in the Metro Charter. Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle in November denied a similar injunction request in a separate lawsuit filed by fairgrounds supporters that argued flea markets wouldn't be able to co-exist with the stadium.
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Mark Your Calendars: Entertainment & Sports Law Forum 2019

Save the date for this year's Entertainment & Sports Law Annual Forum – May 15 at Belmont College of Law. We invite you to join a distinguished group of speakers for an afternoon discussion of some of the most cutting-edge legal issues in the music and sports industries today. The panels have been carefully crafted to provide timely and practical information that will benefit practitioners of all levels, showcasing a wide array of areas, including an in-depth discussion of the practical impact of new music legislation, legal issues related to live music and merchandising, sports gambling topics, and attorney well-being. This is a program that you definitely don’t want to miss. Registration for this forum will open soon, so stay tuned for additional details!

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