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Leavens, Strand, & Glover, LLC

Chicago Office:

203 North LaSalle Street
Suite 2550
Chicago, Illinois 60601
312.488.4170 - Office
312.488.4177 - Fax

Nashville Office:

1102 17th Ave S.
Nashville, TN 37212

615.963.0999 - Office


Leavens, Strand & Glover announces the opening of a Nashville office, extending the firm’s reach into the country’s biggest music markets.

The office will be led by Hillel Frankel who joins the firm as partner. Frankel brings 20 years experience in music industry law, with clients including music, film, radio and web artists as well as entertainment entities.

LSG also welcomes arts industry lawyer Travis Life to the firm's Chicago office. Life represents artists and art-related businesses ranging from musicians, theater companies, and actors to record labels and media entities

Read more about the firm's expansion here.

Welcome to Leavens, Strand & Glover, LLC

Welcome to Leavens, Strand & Glover, LLC, an entertainment, media, & intellectual property law firm concentrating our practice on matters involving creative industries and endeavors. Our clients include content providers and creators, media companies, television and radio broadcasters, authors, songwriters, recording artists, musicians, advertisers and brands, television and film writers, independent record labels, distributors, independent film producers and documentarians, web site operators and developers, publishing companies, and film, television and music production companies.


We represent both institutional and talent clients in a wide variety of transactional and litigation matters, including complex contractual negotiations and other strategic transactions, and help craft favorable outcomes to difficult problems. Our attorneys have broad and varied experiences, including large national firms and broadcaster and public company general counsel positions, and we take as the hallmark of our practice personalized attention, judgment, experience, expertise, and community service.



Chicago International Movies and Music Festival

LSG Partner Hillel Frankel is Chair of the Board of  The Chicago International Movies and Music Festival  (CIMMFest).  This year's festival will be held from April 16th -19th in and around Chicago. The festival features more than 100 narrative film features, music documentaries and live performances. All festival entries focus on the theme of music in movies and movies about music. There are live music performances at film screenings and live music performances with tie ins to the artists presented in the films. Amount other highlights, the programming includes festival events and discussions with noted directors Spike Lee and Julien Temple and the Film Docs of New York with live accompaniment by noted guitarist Marc Ribot.

Tickets for a full 4 day pass are only $75 and $125 VIP. For information on the festival lineup and schedule and for purchasing passes go to CIMMFest Web site :

INSIDE COUNSEL: Thomas Leavens talks about legal challenges in the music industry and changes wrought by digital technology

LSG Legal partner Tom Leavens was interviewed by Inside Counsel for a front page article about how the music industry has been changed by the advances in digital technology. These changes have had a profound effect on entertainment law, as explored in the article found HERE.


The news of LSG Legal's new office in Nashville, TN was reported by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. Click HERE to read the story.