NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 1, 2013 – Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC (Butler
Snow) attorney Melvin J. Malone has been appointed by Gov. Bill Haslam as a representative of the
private sector to the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) Management Corporation board of
“We are honored and proud that Governor Haslam appointed Melvin to serve on this board,” said
Donald Clark, Jr., Chairman, Butler Snow. “Community service is a hallmark of our firm, and
Melvin is a great example because of his numerous activities in the Nashville and Middle Tennessee
Malone is a member of the firm’s Government Group. His practice focuses on telecommunications,
utilities, governmental relations, start-ups, non-profits and commercial litigation.
Malone, who also serves as Chairman of the 100 Black Men of Middle Tennessee, Inc., is a fellow of
the American Bar Foundation, the Tennessee Bar Foundation, and the Nashville Bar Foundation.
He has been listed in Nashville’s Top 100 Lawyers by Nashville Post and Best Lawyers in America for
Energy Law. AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Malone is also a member of the board of delegates for
the Tennessee Alliance for Black Lawyers and is a former chairman of the Tennessee Regulatory
Authority. Malone completed his undergraduate education and received his Juris Doctorate from the
University of Tennessee.
TPAC is a private, non-profit corporation dedicated to providing and supporting the presentation of
the performing arts to the citizens of Tennessee. TPAC presents a series of Broadway shows and
special theatrical engagements, and administers a comprehensive education program. It is also home
to the Nashville Ballet, the Nashville Opera, and the Tennessee Repertory Theatre. The TPAC
Board of Directors consists of 27 members, eight of whom are appointed by the Tennessee
Performing Arts Foundation, four are named by the Tennessee Arts Commission and four are
named by the governor.
About Butler Snow
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