Samuel Lipshie Named to Who's Who Legal: Sports & Entertainment

Accolade, Firm News

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Nashville partner Samuel D. Lipshie, who leads the firm’s Media and Entertainment practice, has been selected for inclusion in the 2016 edition of Who’s Who Legal: Sports & Entertainment, which will publish in October. Mr. Lipshie will also be named in Who’s Who Legal 2017 – Compendium Edition, which is slated to publish in April 2017.

“Sam is extremely worthy of this prominent international recognition,” said Bradley Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Beau Grenier. “He is a talented and esteemed practitioner within the realm of entertainment law, known for providing excellent legal counsel and client service. We are proud to have him represent Bradley in this year’s Who’s Who Sports and Entertainment legal guide.”

Mr. Lipshie practices in the areas of entertainment, music, intellectual property, sports, commercial litigation, and dispute resolution. He also has extensive experience in connection with the acquisition and disposition of media, broadcast, and other intellectual property. Mr. Lipshie 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.

Mr. Lipshie is a member of the Copyright Society of the South, and served as a visiting faculty member for Entertainment Litigation at the University of Tennessee College of Law from 2007 to 2010. In addition to his Who’s Who Legal recognition, he has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America®, Chambers USA, Benchmark Litigation, Benchmark Appellate, Managing Intellectual Property, and other publications.

Who’s Who Legal: Sports & Entertainment identifies external counsel with specific know-how in the representation of clients in the sports and entertainment industries. Featured lawyers are proficient in a range of areas, including labor, contract and competition law, as well as intellectual property considerations and transactional, merchandising, and licensing work. It is impossible to buy entry into any of the Who’s Who Legal publications. Only those nominated and confirmed by research to be distinguished practitioners are named to the list. Designated honorees are those who received at least four independent nominations from clients and peers.

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