Chambers USA 2020 Rankings Announced
Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
Chambers USA has announced their rankings for 2020. The firm and several attorneys were recognized in the practice area of Media & Entertainment. Chambers recognized MHCKBS as a Band 1 Ranked Firm, the highest rating for a firm. MHCKBS is the only firm in Tennessee so ranked. Four partners have been recognized as well: Mike Milom as a Star Individual, David Crow as a Band 2 Lawyer; and Chris Horsnell and Page Kelley as Band 3 Lawyers. Write Chambers:
What the team in known for: Music industry standout featuring an exceptional team of highly experienced attorneys renowned for providing representation to major recording artists. Particularly noted for its expertise in IP-related issues and well equipped to handle all performance-related areas, including touring, contract and sponsorship matters, as well as issues concerning the unauthorized use of names and likenesses of artists. Client base includes individuals and businesses.
Michael Milom is a preeminent entertainment attorney with a wide-ranging transactional practice that also encompasses intellectual property issues. An impressed source comments: “He is considered to be the dean of entertainment law in Music City. Nobody is viewed as stronger or more successful than him. He is just the number one guy.”
Chris Horsnell is an experienced entertainment lawyer who represents artists on contractual negotiations and intellectual property issues. Interviewees regard him as “extremely intelligent.”
David Crow advises clients in the entertainment sector on the full range of transactional matters, with particular emphasis on intellectual property. Clients appreciate his “thorough understanding of the music industry, attention to detail and excellent communication skills.”
Page Kelley acts on behalf of prominent artists and record labels in a wide range of IP and contractual matters. Commentators regard him as a “terrific transactional attorney.”
About Chambers: The Chambers Guides have been ranking the best law firms and lawyers since 1990, and now cover 185 jurisdictions throughout the world.
Chambers rank[s] both lawyers and law firms based on the research of 170 full-time editors and researchers employed at [its] head office in London. [Chambers] talk[s] to lawyers and clients, conducting in-depth telephone interviews. Many of [its] researchers are multi-lingual. All are trained in the techniques of investigative research.
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