Faculty Profile: Franklin Graves

Franklin GravesEventbrite, Inc.209 10th Ave S Ste 300 Nashville, TN 37203-4163 Work Phone: (615) 351-8156Website: http://franklingraves.comEmail Address:
Previous Courses Taught (3)
  • Transactional Practice 2020
  • Entertainment and Sports Law: Ethical and Legal Dilemmas of Virtual Reality
  • Entertainment & Sports Law Forum 2017

Franklin Graves is Commercial Counsel at Eventbrite in Nashville, TN, where he supports the overall mission of bringing the world together through live experiences. At Eventbrite, Franklin manages a diverse set of stakeholders and deal structures in support of a growing sales organization and technology commercial contracts with the company's most high profile event organizers in music, sports, and more. He previously worked as Corporate Counsel for Naxos Music Group, the world's leading classical music company. He currently serves as a Young Lawyer Fellow for the American Bar Association's Section of Intellectual Property Law were he recently received an "Outstanding Leadership Contribution Award." He has published numerous articles across multiple publications, including the ABA's Landslide® Magazine, and frequently presents on intellectual property law and technology CLE panels with local and national bar associations. He is an active member of the American Bar Association, Nashville Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, and Association of Corporate Counsel. Franklin earned his J.D. degree, with a certificate in Entertainment & Music Business Law, from Belmont University College of Law in Nashville, TN, and his B.A. degree from Samford University in Birmingham, AL.