Former UMG Recording Artist Joins Law Firm Adams and Reese

Meredith Edwards Collins

Meredith Edwards Collins

Former Universal Music Group/Mercury Records recording artist Meredith Edwards Collins has joined Nashville law firm Adams and Reese as an associate. Collins was previously with Bass Berry & Sims, and has been practicing law in Nashville for six years in entertainment, health care, and business transactions.

During her time at UMG, Collins released a studio album, promoted two singles to country radio, and opened for various artists including N’Sync. She was also a staff writer with Sony/ATV Music.

As a transactions attorney, Collins has been counsel for buyers and sellers on more than 100 transactions, ranging in size from $2 million to $2.35 billion. She is a mentor at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center’s Project Music Accelerator, a founding member of Belmont Inn of Court, and a former member of the Belmont Young Alumni Council. Collins earned her J.D. from University of Mississippi in 2009, and earned her B.S. from Belmont University in 2006.

“Meredith has a multifaceted transactions and entertainment practice, and we are excited to have her join our firm,” said Tony Swafford, Special Business Services Practice Group Leader, and also partner in the Adams and Reese Nashville Office. “Meredith’s former experience as a recording artist also lends tremendous perspective to our entertainment clients.”


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