Honors for Milom Horsnell Crow Rose Kelley, And Adams and Reese

Chris Horsnell, Mike Milom, Natalya Rose, David Crow, and Page Kelley

Chris Horsnell, Mike Milom, Natalya Rose, David Crow, and Page Kelley

Two of Nashville’s most respected law firms were recently honored. Milom Horsnell Crow Rose Kelley and Adams and Reese were saluted by Best Lawyers and Chambers USA, respectively.

Milom Horsnell Crow Rose Kelley PLC (MHCRK) is one of the few firms composed exclusively of Best Lawyers honorees. It achieved that distinction for the second consecutive year, with Mike Milom, Chris Horsnell, David Crow, Natalya Rose and Page Kelley all being named in the publication.

MHCRK was ranked Tier 1 in Nashville by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for copyright law, motion pictures and television entertainment law, music entertainment law, and trademark law. This article highlights the firm’s achievements, including Rose being selected by her peers as Best Lawyers’ Nashville Lawyer of the Year for trademark law.

While the firm does not disclose its client list, some of its previously reported clients are Luke Bryan, Emmylou Harris, The Band Perry, Rascal Flatts, Taylor Swift, and Hank Williams Jr., as well as Vanderbilt University and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. 

Milom has been practicing law for 43 years, and has also served as chair of the Tennessee Bar Association Section on Copyright, Entertainment, and Sports Law and as chair of the Entertainment Law Committee of the Nashville Bar Association.

Horsnell has been practicing with Milom since 1979, and concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate, business, entertainment, copyright, and intellectual property. Milom and Horsnell have been previously named Best Lawyers’ Nashville Lawyer of the Year.

Crow has been professionally active in the music business for more than 30 years, and he has focused his legal practice exclusively on entertainment and intellectual property matters for the past 14 years.

Kelley has dedicated his practice to entertainment and intellectual property law since 1990.

Lynn Morrow

Lynn Morrow

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In the Chambers USA rankings, both MHCRK and Adams and Reese ranked in Band 1 for Media & Entertainment.

This was the fifth consecutive year Adams and Reese’s Media and Entertainment practice was ranked in Band 1, or the top tier, in Chambers USA.

In addition to the practice area being ranked in the top tier, the firm’s Linda Edell Howard and Lynn Morrow were ranked as “Leaders in their Field” in Media and Entertainment.

The Chambers directory noted Howard’s outstanding reputation as a transactional lawyer, including extensive experience and expertise in new media, IP and technology matters.

Linda Edell Howard

Linda Edell Howard

Morrow offers an impressive combination of litigation and transactional skills, and is particularly active within the Christian music industry.

The Chambers 2014 directory says the Adams and Reese media and entertainment team has a prime position on Music Row, and represents clients both nationally and internationally and offers multidisciplinary support in areas such as labor, litigation, trademarks and taxes.

Adams and Reese has 16 offices throughout the southern United States and Washington, D.C.


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