Malone is a member of the firm’s Government, Environmental and Energy Group. His practice focuses on telecommunications, utilities, governmental relations, start-ups, non-profits and commercial litigation.
“We are honored Melvin has been chosen to lead a group that makes such a dramatic impact in shaping the lives of young men across Middle Tennessee,” said Donald Clark, Jr., Chairman, Butler Snow. “Community service is a hallmark of our firm, and Melvin is advancing that vision throughout Nashville each and every day.”
Malone, who recently served as Chair of Tennessee State University’s Foundation Board of Trustees, 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 101 Lawyers by Nashville Post and Best Lawyers in America® for Energy Law. AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. 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. Mr. Malone completed his undergraduate education and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Tennessee.
The 100 Black Men of Middle Tennessee, Inc. is a non-profit organization engaged in providing resources to further the academic and social development of students in Nashville and surrounding Middle Tennessee schools. It is a member-based organization comprised of business and industry leaders who invest both time and financial resources to accomplish the organization’s mission “to nurture and enhance the growth, development and opportunities for young black males of Middle Tennessee.”