About Us

King & Ballow is a trusted name when it comes to entertainment law, labor and employment law, and litigation matters. Our team of experienced attorneys provides you with a proactive and adaptable approach to today’s legal challenges.

The firm was formed in 1969 in Nashville, Tennessee by Frank S. King, Jr., and Robert L. Ballow.  King & Ballow currently has a national practice and reputation for its representation of music industry and media clients.

The firm is recognized as one of the nation’s foremost law firms in media and labor law.  King & Ballow gained national prominence in 1985 when it represented The Chicago Tribune in labor disputes, and again in 1990 and 1991 when it represented The New York Daily News in sensitive labor issues. These high-profile cases led to attorney profiles on 60 Minutes and articles about the firm published in Newsweek, Time, Fortune, The National Law Journal and The New York Times.

King & Ballow attorney profiles have also been recognized in The American Lawyer, Best Lawyers in America, Billboard, Business Tennessee, Chambers USA, Super Lawyers Business Edition, Super Lawyers Mid-South Edition, The Hollywood Reporter, and Variety.

King & Ballow is part of Meritas Law Firms Worldwide and is the Meritas firm for Nashville, Tennessee. Meritas is an established global alliance of law firms in the United States and worldwide. King & Ballow has offices in Nashville, Tennessee and Los Angeles, California.