Ricky Hernandez joined the firm as an associate in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group. Formerly a certified public accountant at a Big Four accounting firm, Ricky counsels clients on a variety of business formation, transactional, and operational matters. He also has experience in intellectual property matters such as trademarks and copyrights. 

Ricky graduated from Vanderbilt University Law School, where he completed the Business Law Certificate and was senior development editor for the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law. His note, titled A Fair Stream: Recommendations for the Future of Fair Trade Music, was published in the Spring 2017 edition of the journal. In addition, Ricky gained experience working with a diverse group of individuals and businesses through his time volunteering at Vanderbilt’s IP and the Arts Clinic, as well as Nashville’s Volunteer Lawyers and Professionals in the Arts.

He earned a B.S. (magna cum laude) in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from the University of Connecticut and studied abroad at the National University of Singapore.