Ben Perry represents financial institutions, fintech companies, and related entities in both litigation and regulatory compliance matters. Ben regularly advises clients on a myriad of general compliance, licensing, privacy/data security, and cannabis laws and regulations, among other comprehensive compliance and diligence reviews. He is a regular speaker at conferences regarding the constantly shifting privacy and data-security landscape. On the litigation side, Ben represents financial institutions against a wide variety of claims both at the trial and appellate levels, including class action claims. Ben also serves as an advisor to various fintech companies through a startup company, Accelerator Program.
His experience also expands beyond the realm of financial services. Ben has counseled healthcare clients throughout various forms of acquisitions, advised a client on various intellectual property issues related to the use of a famous musician's name and likeness, including negotiations with the City of Nashville regarding oversight and management of a museum dedicated to the musician, and provided counsel to local Nashville musicians on a variety of legal issues ranging from intellectual property to corporate governance and contract negotiation. Ben also has an active pro bono practice that ranges from criminal defense to advising Nashville minority-owned businesses regarding corporate structuring, licensing, and compliance issues.