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November 12, 2014 – Loeb & Loeb LLP announced today that the firm has elected Nashville-based music attorneys Tiffany A. Dunn and Denise M. Stevens into its partnership.


“Tiffany and Denise are two of the most talented and well connected music attorneys in Nashville and have been an integral part of the growth of our national music practice for many years,” said John T. Frankenheimer, partner and chair of Loeb & Loeb’s Music Industry Practice. “They are trusted counsel to top flight talent and other leading individuals and institutions throughout the business and their contributions to their clients and to the firm are incredibly valuable. I’m pleased to welcome them as partners.”


Tiffany A. Dunn’s practice focuses on transactions in the entertainment business and intellectual property protection and enforcement, particularly within the music industry. She has a depth of knowledge in copyright, trademark and intellectual property law, counseling clients on their consumer branding and marketing efforts. She also practices general corporate and transactional law. Her clients include legacy artists, recording artists, songwriters, producers, corporate brands, authors, publishing companies, record labels, management companies and other parties in the music industry, including the John R. Cash Revocable Trust, the Grand Ole Opry, Jerrod Niemann, Jim Lauderdale, Carlene Carter and Tootsies Orchid Lounge. Dunn has also been a key member of the team representing Vince Gill, B.B. King, Old Crow Medicine Show and Casting Crowns.


Dunn was recently honored as one of the leading “Women in Music City” by the Nashville Business Journal and named one of “Hollywood’s New Leaders” by Variety. She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Tennessee College of Law and a B.B.A., cum laude, from Belmont University.


Denise M. Stevens concentrates her practice on entertainment and intellectual property transactions, and has particular experience in the music, television and motion picture industries. She has participated in both small- and large-scale music catalog acquisitions, and has extensive experience negotiating recording and publishing agreements and agreements related to international touring, merchandising, sponsorships and brand partnerships for major label recording artists and preeminent songwriters. Her client list, which features such names as Classic Media, Loretta Lynn, Nicolle Galyon, Lee Miller, Chris Tomlin and Third Day, also includes producers, authors, music industry executives, record labels, music publishers, production companies, and television personalities. Stevens has also been a key member of the team representing Carrie Underwood, Wynonna, Michael W. Smith and others.


Stevens has been honored by MusicRow as a “Rising Woman on the Row” for her substantial contributions to the Nashville music industry. She was instrumental in drafting The Songwriters Capital Gains Tax Equity Act advocated by the National Songwriters Association International (NSAI), for which she serves as General Counsel.  She received her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and her B.A., cum laude, from the University of California, Los Angeles.


Loeb & Loeb’s Music Industry Practice has been long recognized as a leader in an industry that is rapidly changing because of the convergence of technology and content.  The firm provides sophisticated, strategic counsel to the world’s leading music companies and today’s most successful talent, offering broad knowledge of industry issues, practices and challenges, in-depth experience in complex entertainment and corporate finance matters, and an unmatched record of successful deals involving virtually all types of content, intellectual property, and digital media. Loeb & Loeb’s Nashville office was founded more than 20 years ago as an important anchor for the firm’s nationwide entertainment and music industry practice. The firm was recently named 2015 “Law Firm of the Year” in Entertainment Law – Music by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers.


Loeb & Loeb LLP is a multi-service law firm with more than 300 attorneys focusing on select practice areas, rather than endeavoring to be all things to all clients. The firm is recognized as a leading law firm in the areas of advanced media; entertainment; bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors’ rights; business litigation; capital markets, energy; finance; intellectual property; mergers and acquisitions; real estate; technology; and tax and private client services. Loeb & Loeb has offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Nashville, Washington, DC, and Beijing, as well as an affiliate office in Hong Kong. For more information please visit www.loeb.com.


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