Trusted business & entertainment law specialists for over 25 years.

Shrum & Associates is Nashville’s premiere entertainment law firm,1 a boutique of experienced entertainment lawyers dedicated to protecting the intellectual property rights of creators, inventors and entrepreneurs.

Practice Areas

entertainment law
  • Copyright, Trademark and Intellectual Property Law Expert
  • New Ventures and Entrepreneur Consulting
  • Licensing Transactions & Negotiations
  • New Media and Technology Law & Consulting
  • Strategic Legal and Business Planning for Business
  • Business and Corporate Formation & Structures
  • Celebrity Endorsement & Rights of Persona Law
  • Post-Mortem Rights of Publicity
  • Music Law & Publishing Transactions & Acquisitions
  • Entertainment Contract Negotiations
  • Technology, Cyberspace & Internet Law
  • Infringement Actions
  • Trademark Registration & Prosecution
  • Photography & Art Law
  • Entertainment Law


Over 25 years in the entertainment industry.


No matter what your intellectual property question, we have dealt with the issue before.


Mr. Shrum is a professor at Belmont's Curb School of Music Business


Speaks on entertainment, copyright, trademark, licensing and business issues.


We know when to get involved and make things happen


or when to step aside and get out of the way.

Flexible Billing

We offer innovate payment plans and structures to meet every budget.

Honest Service

Interigity. Honesty. Trustworthiness

Barry Neil Shrum, Esquire, the founding member of Shrum & Associates, is an experienced entertainment lawyer who has been practicing entertainment law for over 20 years.  He has been identified as one of America’s Premier Entertainment Lawyers (1) and by Avvo as one of the few entertainment lawyers in the “Superb” category and a top contributor to entertainment law topics.