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About Lewis Law Group



Lewis Law Group, LLC provides counseling with respect to a broad range of matters encompassing the entertainment and business legal world, including:

  • Agreements specific to Artists, Musicians, Film and Television Industries
  • Band Partnership and Ownership Agreements
  • Touring and Public Performance Issues
  • Deal Structuring and Negotiations
  • Business Formation 
  • Concert Video Production
  • Sample Clearances
  • Agency Agreements
  • Publishing Agreements
  • Distribution Agreements
  • New Media (Web-Related Agreements)
  • Digital Streaming
  • Advice and Consultation on the Music Modernization Act
  • General Music Licensing 
  • Merchandising Agreements
  • Venue Agreements
  • Branding and Sponsorship Agreements
  • Copyright and Trademark, Registration and Advice
  • Negotiations with PROs (ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, GMR)
  • General Business/Legal Advice
  • Business Acquisitions



Lewis Law Group, LLC combines a lifelong passion for all forms of music with many years experience representing clients in entertainment, creative arts, and other business related negotiations. 

Our attorneys understand what it takes to navigate the complexities of contractual agreements ranging from licensing and other artist/industry agreements to general intellectual property protection, and all business and entertainment matters in between. They represent numerous production companies, bands and solo artists, managers, and concert venues.

In short, our attorneys understand artists' and creators' complexities and needs as well as those of institutional clients in the music industry. Based upon their own artistic and legal backgrounds, our attorneys are well positioned to provide representation and counseling with integrity, first hand knowledge and passion.



Lewis Law Group, LLC was founded in 2012 by Will Lewis in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina with the objective of creating an efficient, flexible and technologically driven law practice situated to provide clients with trusted legal counsel in the fields of Entertainment, Creative Arts and Business Law.  The firm expanded its physical presence to the great City of Nashville in November of 2019.

Will has been practicing law as a litigator and transactional attorney for twenty four years.  Will has also served as in-house Chief Legal Officer for a fifteen thousand employee national company.  

Will formed Lewis Law Group to combine his knowledge and love for entertainment and creative arts (he is a musician himself - guitar, piano, vocals, saxophone, and visual artist) with his many years of legal experience to form a full service firm dedicated to assisting professionals and organizations in those industries.

Will is licensed, and works with valued clients, in the States of Tennessee, New York and South Carolina.  Shawna Hilleary, Of Counsel to the firm and seasoned music lawyer, is licensed in California and Nashville, rounding out Lewis Law Group, LLC's licensure in the three top entertainment markets in the United States.