For the second consecutive year, the Adams and Reese Media and Entertainment practice was ranked in the “Top Tier” in Tennessee by the Chambers USA 2011 directory, released June 10th. Through more than 5,000 interviews with clients and peer attorneys to assess the reputations and experience of business lawyers and practice areas across the nation, Chambers and Partners annually ranks law firms in practice areas in each state in tiers or bands, ranked 1-6, with 1 being the best.
In the Tennessee Media and Entertainment section of the directory, it says, “Adams and Reese's entertainment and new media team is based on Nashville's historic Music Row. The group is highly regarded for its representation of artists, songwriters, producers and authors. The team's impressive client roster includes Lady Antebellum, SHeDAISY and Charlie Daniels, alongside organizations such as the Gospel Music Association and the Christian Music Trade Association.”
The book continues: "A firm which prioritizes business sense and customer service. The lawyers don't pontificate, just give good advice. … Linda Edell Howard is "an excellent media lawyer," whose practice is transaction based, covering entertainment and new technology contracts. Lynn Morrow is noted for her prominent practice in the Christian music industry.”
Adams and Reese Nashville Music Row office Partners Linda Edell Howard and Lynn Morrow were also selected as “Leaders in Their Field” in Media and Entertainment in Tennessee by Chambers USA. Howard is the Adams and Reese Entertainment and New Media Team Leader, while Morrow is the firm’s Nashville Music Row office Partner in Charge.
For 10 years, Howard and Morrow have exclusively practiced entertainment and intellectual property law on Music Row and have catapulted the office into one of the most well respected and experienced full-service entertainment firms with some of the most popular and successful clients in the music industry.
Clients include numerous Grammy and other award winning songwriters and artists, the estates of deceased legendary celebrities, key industry executives, music publishers, personal managers, producers, authors, world-renowned Churches and Ministries, cutting-edge digital music companies and related industry players such as merchandisers, banks and unions.
In 2010, Adams and Reese also ranked in the “Top Tier” in Media and Entertainment Law in Tennessee by Chambers USA; was named Entertainment Law Firm of the Year in 2010 in Corporate INTL Magazine, and also ranked No. 3 in Nashville in most entertainment cases handled in 2009 and 2010, a listing created by the Nashville Business Journal.
Adams and Reese is a multidisciplinary law firm with offices strategically located throughout the southern United States and Washington, DC. American Lawyer includes Adams and Reese on its distinguished list of the nation's top law firms - "The Am Law 200.” The National Law Journal also includes the firm on the "NLJ 250" list of the nation's largest law firms.