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Milom Horsnell Crow Kelley Beckett Shehan PLC

About Milom Horsnell Crow Kelley Beckett Shehan PLC

Drawing on more than 40 years of continuous legal experience, the attorneys of Milom Horsnell Crow Kelley Beckett Shehan PLC build on the lessons of the past in assisting clients in preparing for the future. MHCKBS attorneys have long maintained a leading practice in music publishing, recorded music and copyright protection and have expanded their national and international practice to include the areas of media and technology. Our members also provide complete trademark and brand protection services to our clients.

Individually or collectively, the members of MHCKBS have served in positions of leadership and/or board membership with the W.O. School of Music, and Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, and often serve as counsel to such organizations. Their past service includes years of involvement with the International Bluegrass Music Association, the Country Music Association, the Country Music Foundation and the Country Music Hall of Fame? and Museum, the Copyright Society of the South, Country Radio Broadcasters, and numerous other prestigious organizations. MHCKBS attorneys have long histories of teaching, both at the undergraduate and law school levels, and have served as adjunct professors at Belmont University's Curb School of Entertainment and Music Business and Vanderbilt Law School. MHCKBS attorneys are also in demand for speaking engagements at law schools, Continuing Legal Education programs and industry events across the country.

U.S. News ? Best Lawyers? "Best Law Firm" rankings for 2020 recognized the firm as a Best Law Firm. The Firm was recognized as a Metropolitan Tier 1 firm in the areas of Copyright Law, Entertainment Law-Motion Pictures & Television, Entertainment Law-Music, Litigation-Intellectual Property, and Trademark Law. 2020 Best Lawyers in America? has once again recognized Mike Milom, Chris Horsnell, David Crow, and Page Kelley in the areas of Copyright Law, Trademark Law, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Entertainment Law-Music, and Entertainment Law-Motion Pictures and Television. In addition, Mike Milom, David Crow and Page Kelley were recognized as Lawyers of the Year for 2020. In the Chambers USA 2020 rankings, Milom Horsnell Crow Kelley Beckett Shehan PLC was recognized as the only Band 1 (highest ranking) Media & Entertainment law firm in Tennessee. In addition, four partners of the firm, Mike Milom, Chris Horsnell, David Crow, and Page Kelley were ranked individually. MHCKBS lawyers have also been recognized as "Nashville Lawyer of the Year" in the areas of entertainment law, intellectual property law, copyright law and trademark law. MHCKBS attorneys have enriched their community by serving in leadership roles in professional organizations on the local, state and national levels and actively participating in local charities and community organizations.

Our Clients

MHCKBS clients have and continue to exemplify the highest standards of creativity and innovative business practice. The firm's roster of valued clients includes recording artists; screen and broadcast talent; composers and authors; music, book, magazine and on-line publishers; television and record producers; record labels; software developers, and entertainment industry executives and financiers. As the success of our firm is inextricably linked to the success of our clients, MHCKBS attorneys endeavor to produce the best result for our clients in each transaction and to assist our clients in creating new business opportunities in the evolving entertainment, intellectual property, technology and media industries.

The firm's clients include the following individuals and companies:


Kelsea Ballerini
Luke Bryan
Brandy Clark
CMH Label Group
Compass Records Group, Inc.
Easton Corbin
Country Music Hall of Fame? and Museum
Dailey and Vincent
Russell Dickerson
Brett Eldredge
Fame Music Publishing
Emmylou Harris
Maddie & Tae
Don McLean
Carly Pearce
The Band Perry
Plowboy Records
Rascal Flatts
Jake Shimabukuro
Ricky Skaggs
Skaggs Family Records
Keith Urban
Hank Williams, Jr.

Intellectual Property and Media:

Chet Atkins Professional Property Trust
Music Row Magazine
Estate of Hank Williams, Sr.

Location and Practice Areas Wise Attorney Count:

Total Offices: 1

Total Attorneys: 6

Total Office Wise Attorneys:

Locations No. of Attorneys
Nashville, TN 6

Total number of Attorneys in this Practice Area:

Practice Areas No. of Attorneys
Corporate 2
Entertainment and New Media 6
IP 5
IP - Trademark/Copyright 3

Practice Area Rankings by Region


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