Byron McQuain practices music law to help individuals and businesses navigate the legal framework involved in professional music-making.


  • Contract Negotiation
  • Copyright Infringement Analysis
  • Estate & Tax Planning
  • Licensing
  • Transcriptions
  • Accompaniment
  • Performance
  • Arranging


Byron McQuain graduated magna cum laude from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance. After working as a musician in Nashville for two years, he attended the University of Tennessee’s College of Law, receiving his Juris Doctor in 2014, focusing his coursework in estate planning, tax law and intellectual property. He strives to provide comprehensive counseling for artists seeking counsel for business decisions. Byron and his wife live in Knoxville, Tennessee. In his spare time, he enjoys playing music every chance he gets, gardening and escaping into the Smoky Mountain National Park.


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