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Aaron C. Rice is the Chair of Founders Legal’s Entertainment Group and managing attorney of the firm’s Nashville location. Aaron’s experience extends beyond legal expertise, providing his clients with a deep understanding of the entertainment industry through his own success as an award-winning musician and songwriter.
Prior to establishing his legal practice, Aaron received recognition as an award-winning, Grammy-nominated songwriter and producer. He was signed to both major and independent publishing companies, penned multiple Billboard chart-topping singles, and received numerous ASCAP and SESAC radio awards as a songwriter.
Rice’s entertainment professional successes allow him to bring a unique and creative perspective to his practice of law, which encompasses a range of entertainment law, intellectual property law, and transactional legal services structured for the entertainment industry.
Rice is a graduate of Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, MN, where he was recognized for his community service efforts with the Minnesota Justice Foundation, which included his role as a volunteer coach to the local High School moot court teams. He is an active member of the American Bar Association, the Nashville Bar Association, and the Tennessee Bar Association.
Aaron’s deep understanding of the industry’s unique legal framework allows him to serve a diverse group of clients from independent to major label artists, musicians, record labels, artist management companies, coaches, athletes, authors, photographers, business startups and more.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law – Juris Doctorate
American Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Nashville Bar Association