Signings & Hirings: Spotify Nashville, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Stephanie Taylor Law

Mary Catherine Kinney Joins Spotify Nashville

Mary Catherine Kinney

Spotify confirmed today (Aug. 21) that Mary Catherine Kinney has been named Manager, Artist & Label Marketing, on Spotify’s Nashville team. In this role, she’ll serve as one of the primary points of contact for Nashville-based artists, labels, and managers, and will help to develop and execute artist campaigns. Kinney joins from Sony Music Nashville, where she served as Associate Director, Media.


Beth Nielsen Chapman Signs With Silverleaf Booking

Beth Nielsen Chapman

On the heels of the release of her critically acclaimed Americana record release, Hearts of Glass, Beth Nielsen Chapman has signed an exclusive booking agreement with Silverleaf Booking to represent her in the US and Canada.


Stephanie Taylor Law Adds To Staff

Rachel Guttmann

Rachel Guttmann has joined Stephanie Taylor Law as an associate attorney. Guttmann joins attorney Stephanie Taylor at their new office in East Nashville at 1100 Douglas Avenue.

Before joining Stephanie Taylor Law, Guttmann worked as an attorney in New Orleans at mid-size litigation defense firms, where she developed her own entertainment practice. She has significant trial and appellate experience and served as a judicial law clerk in Louisiana federal court. In 2018, Guttmann taught as an adjunct professor in the Department of Film and Music Industry Studies at Loyola University New Orleans. Guttmann has a J.D. from Tulane University Law School and a B.S. from Middle Tennessee State University. She is licensed to practice law in Louisiana and is practicing in Tennessee pending admission to the bar.

“Rachel is the right counterpart to my practice,” said Taylor. “She brings a unique perspective from the New Orleans music scene, along with her experiences defending corporations, public bodies, and insurance companies in lawsuits.”

Guttman can be reached at or in the Stephanie Taylor Law office at 615-891-4044.


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