1967, Arkansas; 1970, U.S. Supreme Court; 1989, Tennessee
University of Arkansas, J.D., with honors, 1967
Law School Graduation Year
Arkansas A & M College
Pulaski County, Nashville (Member, Committee on Entertainment and Sports Law, 1989—; Intellectual Property Committee, 1996—; Employment and Civil Rights Committee, 1989—; Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Committee, 1989—), Arkansas (Chair, Labor Law Committee, 1977; Chair, Labor Law Section, 1978-1979; Vice-Chair, 1985-1988 and Chair, 1989-1994. Lawyers Helping Lawyers Committee), Tennessee (Member, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Committee, 1989—; Labor and Employment Law Section, 1989—; Entertainment Section, 1999—) and American (Member: Section on Labor and Employment Law; Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity; Sub-Committee Chair, 1986-1989; Select Committee for Liaison with Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, 1979-1992; Select Committee for Liaison with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1983-1992; Member, Forum Committee on Entertainment and Sports Industries; Member, Music and Personal Appearances Division; Member, Intellectual Property Section) Bar Associations; Country Music Association (Counsel, 1999—); Academy of Country Music; Nashville Entertainment Association; Nashville Songwriter's Association, International (Counsel, 2000—); International Entertainment Buyers Association (General Counsel); Nashville Association of Talent Directors (General Counsel); International Association of Fairs and Expositions (Counsel, 2000—).
Phi Alpha Delta. Charter Listee: Who's Who in American Law; Listed in Who's Who in Entertainment; Who's Who in America. Who's Who in the World. Charter Recipient: The Best Lawyers in America Award, Labor; Inaugural Class: Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers, 1996; Arkansas Bar Foundation Writing Excellence Award, 1980; Arkansas Bar Association Golden Gavel Award, 1978. Editor-in-Chief, Arkansas Law Review, 1966 and 1967; Editor, Arkansas Employment Law Letter, 1995—. Instructor, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1968-1972. Lecturer, UALR, Law School, 1979-1980. Member: Board of Directors, Arkansas Law Review, 1978-1992; Editorial Committee, Schlei & Grossman, Employment Discrimination Law, 2d Ed., 1983. Member, Planning Committee, Southwestern Legal Foundation Annual Labor Institute, 1979—. Editorial Board, Entertainment Law and Finance, 1992—.