Bradley is pleased to announce that Jeff Allen, a senior attorney in the firm’s Nashville office, has received the CLE Excellence Award from the Nashville Bar Association (NBA) for his work developing quality CLE programming as co-chair of the NBA’s Entertainment, Sports and Media Law Committee. He also was appointed treasurer of the NBA for 2020.
The CLE Excellence Award recognizes NBA members who have provided exceptional service to the NBA’s Continuing Legal Education program. Mr. Allen, who has served as committee co-chair for four years, was formally recognized in early December at the NBA’s Annual Banquet and Awards Program.
“We are very proud of Jeff’s leadership in media and entertainment law and we congratulate him on receiving the NBA’s CLE Excellence Award and on his appointment to serve as the Bar’s treasurer for 2020,” said Bradley Nashville Office Managing Partner Lela Hollabaugh.
A member of Bradley’s Media and Entertainment Practice Group, Mr. Allen focuses his practice on entertainment and intellectual property litigation, as well as entertainment transactional matters. He has handled cases involving personal management and songwriting contract disputes, complex royalty disputes, copyright termination, copyright infringement, trademark infringement, and right of publicity. In addition, he has negotiated personal management agreements, talent agreements, copyright transfer and assignment agreements, domestic and foreign licensing agreements, master recording agreements, production agreements, distribution agreements, and joint venture record label and publishing company agreements for entertainment industry clients. Mr. Allen also regularly prepares and completes copyright and trademark registration applications for music and entertainment clients.
In addition to his involvement with the NBA, Mr. Allen serves on the Executive Council of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Entertainment and Sports Law Section.
Bradley’s attorneys are well-versed in all aspects of media and entertainment law, with experience in music, television, film, sports, and print media. They also represent major entertainment companies and their affiliates, including broadcast networks, film production studios, sports networks, and professional sports leagues. The firm’s Media and Entertainment team has extensive knowledge and entertainment industry experience cultivated from decades-long relationships with large international companies in Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago, frequently assisting these entities with legal projects based in the southeast.