Alandis K. Brassel
Alandis Brassel is an Associate at Meridian Law where he advises and represents organizations and individuals in their litigation and transactional needs. Alandis’ practice includes entertainment, intellectual property (copyright and trademark), breach of contract and estate matters. He also practices in commercial transactions. Alandis has helped entrepreneurs, artists, songwriters, nonprofit organizations, small companies, and individuals negotiate and enforce agreements and protect their assets and intellectual property rights.
Before entering private practice, Alandis worked as Counsel for U.S. Representative Jim Cooper (TN-05), where he advised the Congressman on policy, handled complex casework, and represented Cooper in the Community. Alandis also served as the Program Director for the Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville, where he supervised the legal and education programs.
Alandis is a graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School, where he was a Dean’s Scholar and served as Executive Development Editor of the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law. Prior to law school, Alandis worked as a professional audio engineer and served a client list that included major record labels, a national television network, and a Grammy-winning record producer. He received a M.A. in Music Business from New York University and a B.S. in Music Engineering Technology (magna cum laude) from Hampton University where he was a member of the Honors College.
When he isn’t assisting clients, Alandis enjoys collecting vinyl records, officiating football games, and spending time with his wife, Thallen, and their two sons, Alandis, Jr. and Theodore.
Activities & Affiliations
American Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Entertainment and Sports Law Section Executive Committee
Nashville Bar Association
Napier-Looby Bar Association
Volunteer Lawyers and Professionals for the Arts - Volunteer Attorney
Tennessee Youth Courts - Board Member
Northwest Family YMCA - Community Advisory Board Member
The Belcourt Theatre - Board Member
Belmont University Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business - Adjunct Professor
New Leaders Council - 2018 Fellow
Nashville Emerging Leaders - Class of 2016
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Notary Public - Tennessee
Music Law 101 – Law Practice CLE – April 11, 2019
Blurred Lines: This Isn’t Your Grandparents’ Music Industry – PLRB Large Loss Conference – November 26, 2018
Entertainment and Sports: Getting a Piece of the Pie – Tennessee Bar Association Entertainment and Sports Law Forum– May 18, 2018
B.S., 2006, Music Engineering Technology
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
M.A., 2009, Music Business
VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW