NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP is proud to announce that firm attorney Lauren Kilgore has earned a spot on the 2016 Best of the Bar list published by the Nashville Business Journal.
Ms. Kilgore is one of just five attorneys practicing media and entertainment law to be selected to the 14th annual listing of the leading attorneys in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. She also was nominated based on her work in litigation and dispute resolution.
"Having worked in the entertainment business before entering the law profession, Lauren offers a unique perspective on the industry that her clients have come to depend upon," says firm managing partner John Shackelford. "This is a well-deserved honor."
To learn more about Ms. Kilgore, click here: http://shackelfordlaw.net/attorneys/kilgore/.
An associate at Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, Ms. Kilgore focuses her practice on entertainment, intellectual property, and commercial and business litigation. She represents recording artists, publishing companies, Internet companies and record labels in both transactional and litigation matters.
Ms. Kilgore has served as a Board Member of the Young Lawyers' Division of the Nashville Bar since 2013, and she was selected last year to the inaugural class of the Nashville Bar Foundation's Leadership Forum Program for up-and-coming local lawyers. She also was selected to the 2015 listing of Tennessee Rising Stars, which recognizes the top young attorneys in the state.
A graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School, Ms. Kilgore served as Senior Technology Editor of the Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law and as the Moot Court Board's Executive Justice for the National First Amendment Moot Court Competition. She earned her undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from Birmingham-Southern College. She resides in Cherokee Park with her husband, Sgt. Matthew Dixon, a 19-year veteran of the Metro Police Department, and their two daughters, Josephine and Arabella.
To determine its Best of the Bar selections, the Nashville Business Journal accepted public nominations for a two-month period, with finalists selected by peer vote. The final list featured 79 attorneys in 17 separate practice categories. The honorees were recognized at a June 2 reception at the City Winery. The complete list of winners can be found on online at http://www.bizjournals.com/nashville.
Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP is an aviation, general business and entertainment law firm representing aircraft owners, operators and servicers, financial institutions, recording artists, real estate owners and developers, automobile dealerships, record labels, and other businesses in legal matters across the country. Learn more about the firm at http://www.shackelfordlaw.net.
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