Since birth, Ashley Hollan has been immersed in the arts, defining herself as an artist and advocate for the creative community. By the time she reached high school, Ashley's visual artwork had been featured both at the High Museum of Art as well as at the twin towers of the Floyd Building in Atlanta, Georgia. Ashley attended college at Duke University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Public Policy and Visual Art/Art History and spent a semester studying art and art history in Florence, Italy at Studio Art Centers International (SACI). Ashley then matriculated to law school at the University of Denver, where she held various positions to build her business and legal entertainment experience. In law school, Ashley was the President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, Staff Editor for the Sports and Entertainment Law Journal and President of Phi Delta Phi legal ethics honors fraternity. Her internships included work with two Duke University entities, a start-up company, the Fulton County Conflict Defender, the DeKalb County Public Defender, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service Realty Division, Rock the Earth, a nonprofit environmental advocacy organization that partners with the music industry, a concert promotions internship with AEG Live, an internship with top hockey agents at K.O. Sports, Inc., and work as an Associate with Tennessee Volunteer Lawyers and Professionals for the Arts. She also served as an Intellectual Property Law Teaching Assistant for a close mentor, Professor Robert Sullivan of Loeb & Loeb, at Nashville School of Law.
Ashley's extensive legal background as a licensed attorney includes work as a contract Metro Conflict Defender representing indigent clients charged with both complex and noncomplex felonies, a contractor for the Cobb County Circuit Defender representing indigent clients in both State and Superior Courts, employment at international law firm King & Spalding, and employment as General Counsel and Vice President of Business Development for a large chain of boat and recreational vehicle dealerships where she was responsible for both multi-state and international corporate divisions. She is licensed to practice law in both Georgia and Tennessee.
Ashley focuses her practice on entertainment, music and art clients and has served as a Volunteer Lawyer with Tennessee Volunteer Lawyers and Professionals for the Arts as well as Georgia Lawyers for the Arts. She is active in multiple bar associations including the Georgia Bar Association where she is a member of the Sports and Entertainment Law Section and the American Bar Association, where she is a member of the Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries and the Business Law Section. Ashley is also a member of the National Association of Record Industry Professionals and is currently enrolled in the Berklee College of Music/ SNHU Music Business MBA program. Ashley has studied French, Spanish, and Italian aside from her native English language. She resides in Atlanta with her husband, with whom she founded the Arkabutla Music international music publishing and distribution entities, and her rescue pets, though she can be found in Atlanta, Athens or Nashville on any given day.
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Ashley is an extraordinary attorney. She is brilliant, dedicated, and compassionate. Ashley is committed to providing her clients with impeccable service. She was a pleasure to work with at King & Spalding LLP and continues to be an invaluable resource. Ashley is always current on the latest legal developments in her field and has proven to be a wonderful resource for both clients and colleagues. I know I can count on her for great insight and advice on any legal issue I want to discuss.
Relationship: Worked together on matter
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2010||06/09/2015|
|Entertainment Lawyer & Litigator||The Hollan Entertainment Law Group, LLC||2012 - Present|
|Contract Attorney FY2014-2015||Cobb County Superior Court||2014 - 2015|
|Contract Attorney FY2014-2015||Cobb County State Court||2014 - 2015|
|Contract Conflict Defender FY2012-2014||State Of Georgia||2012 - 2014|
|General Counsel/ Vice President of Business Development||The Littlefield Group||2011 - 2012|
|Tort & Environmental Litigation Project Attorney||King & Spalding||2010 - 2011|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|National Association of Record Industry Professionals||N/A||2015 - Present|
|American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Committee on the Entertainment and Sports Industry||Co-Chair||2015 - 2016|
|Cobb County Bar Association||N/A||2014 - 2015|
|Atlanta Bar Association||N/A||2013 - 2014|
|Knoxville Bar Association||N/A||2012 - 2013|
|State Bar of Georgia||Member of the Sports and Entertainment Law Section (Since 2014)||2010 - Present|
|Georgia Lawyers for the Arts||Volunteer Lawyer (Multiple Nonconsecutive Years)||2010 - 2015|
|Tennessee Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts||Volunteer Lawyer (Multiple NonConsecutive Years)||2008 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries||N/A||2008 - Present|
|University of Denver Sports & Entertainment Law Journal||Music Lawyers Taking the Rap: The Musicalization of Legal Ethics||2008|
|University of Denver (CO)||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|Duke University||Public Policy/ Visual Art and Art History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2005|
|Berklee College of Music||Berklee College of Music/ SNHU Music Business MBA Candidate||MBA - Master of Business Administration||N/A|
|Writing Sessions America National Conference Call||"State of the Music Biz: I Want A Deal"||2015|
|Writing Sessions America Live Radio Event||"Monetizing Your Copyrights"||2015|
|National Association of Record Industry Professionals||"An Overview of Synch Licensing"||2015|
|Business Radiox||"Atlanta Legal Experts" Guest Appearance with Attorney General Sam Olens||2015|
|Americana Music Conference and Festival||"From the Song to the Bank"||2015|
|Georgia Lawyers for the Arts||"Artist Alert: Covering Your Assets- Litigation in Entertainment"||2014|