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 directors.
“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 communities.”
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.