Leron Rogers Appointed to Music Industry Relations Committee of New National Museum of African American Music in Nashville

Atlanta, Ga. (July 14, 2020) - Atlanta Partner Leron E. Rogers has been appointed to serve as co-chair of the newly formed Music Industry Relations Committee (MIRC) of the Board of Directors for the new National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM), scheduled to open in Nashville in the fall of 2020. In this role, Mr. Rogers will help NMAAM cultivate relationships in the artist community and with executives in the music industry. As described in The Dallas Weekly’s article regarding the establishment of the MIRC, the committee comprises 18 entertainment professionals, including artists, record label executives, media personalities, talent managers, and others from various sectors of the music industry.

“The goal of the Music Industry Relations Committee [is] about advancing NMAAM’s mission through fundraising while also being advocates for the preservation of culture,” Mr. Rogers told The Dallas Weekly. “My hope is that each committee member can bring their unique relationships to the collective to help foster a greater sense of pride and collaboration among entertainment professionals. NMAAM is a special place, and for those of us who have committed our careers to this industry, the museum should feel like a home whether you write lyrics, or you write contracts. This museum celebrates Black excellence and I’m very proud to serve the institution in this capacity,” he said.

Mr. Rogers serves as vice-chair of Lewis Brisbois’ Entertainment, Media & Sports Practice and as a member of its Complex Business & Commercial Litigation Practice. He represents institutional and individual clients in a wide variety of commercial litigation proceedings as well as in business and commercial transactions involving entertainment, technology, and media law.

You can read the full Dallas Weekly article here and learn more about NMAAM here.

Please join us in congratulating Mr. Rogers on this appointment.

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