American Bar Association; Tennessee Bar Association; Nashville Bar Association; NBA Young Lawyer’s Division, Board Member; Entertainment & Sports Law Committee Member; Arts & Business Council and NBA Young Lawyer’s Division, Arts Immersion Co-Chair; T.J. Martell Foundation Young Professionals Board; Young Professional Board for International Entertainment Buyer’s Association (I.E.B.A.), Co-Chair; Leadership Music Class of 2019; Volunteer Lawyers & Professions of the Arts; National Association of Recording Arts & Sciences, Voting Member; Country Music Association, Voting Member; Women’s Music Business Association, Legal Counsel; Copyright Society of the South; Nashville Bar Foundation Leadership Class 2016-2017; Nashville Bar Association President’s Award Recipient 2016; SOLID (Society of Leaders in Development), Alum; SOLID Education Award 2015.
Panelist: MusicBiz Conference; Bands and Brands: Trademark Protection in the Music Business, 2018; MusicBiz Conference; Podcasting: Licensing and Monetizing This New Success, 2018; Pollstar Live!; Current Legal Trends in Live Performance, 2018; Nashville Bar Association CLE; Live Performance Contracts 101: The Good, The Bad, and Everything In Between, 2018; North American Entertainment, IP, & Sports Law Summit; New Attorney Roundtable, 2017; Pollstar Live!; Current Legal Trends in Live Performance, 2017; North American Entertainment, IP, & Sports Law Summit; Emerging Trends in the Entertainment Industry, 2016; University of Wisconsin School of Law Entertainment Symposium; Music Industry Panel, 2016; North American Entertainment, IP, & Sports Law Summit; The State of the Music Industry, 2015; International Entertainment Buyer’s Association; Beyond the Basics: Contracts and Financials, 2015; International Entertainment Buyer’s Association; The Mechanics of Talent Buying, 2015; Belmont Law School Entertainment Society, Music Industry Panelist, 2015
Lauren M. Spahn represents the legal and business interests of recording artists, songwriters, publishers, promoters, producers, managers, agents, executives, major and independent record labels, musicians, television production companies, technology companies, digital media companies, start-ups, networks, banks, and other entertainment industry clients.
Lauren also handles complex transactional and litigation matters related to copyright, trademark and intellectual property law. She has experience managing international trademark portfolios and advises her clients on licensing matters and infringement claims. In addition, Lauren consults with clients on the development of new businesses, and provides advice regarding corporate formation, trademark and intellectual property protection, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, employment agreements, and other related corporate documents. Ms. Spahn holds a Masters in Music Business and Entertainment Industries and Juris Doctor from the University of Miami.
Ms. Spahn currently serves on the Nashville Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division Board, where she is a Co-Chair for the Arts Immersion Gala, the Young Professional Board for the T.J. Martell Foundation, and the Young Professional Board for the International Entertainment Buyer’s Association (I.E.B.A.). She also serves as Legal Counsel for the Women in Music Business Association. Lauren is also a voting member of the National Association of Recording Arts and Sciences and the Country Music Association and is a member of the Leadership Music Class of 2019.