Joins firm’s Blockchain industry team
Attorney John P. Strohm joins Frost Brown Todd’s (FBT) Nashville office as a Member with the firm’s blockchain industry team. Most recently, he served as President of Rounder Records and Concord Records. Strohm began his career in the music industry as a recording artist with popular alternative rock bands Blake Babies and The Lemonheads. After leaving full-time music, he went to law school at Cumberland School of Law and developed a transactional practice focusing on music industry clients, including numerous Grammy-winning and Recording Industry Association of America certified gold and platinum artists.
“John will add considerable value to FBT’s growing blockchain and cryptocurrency practice,” says Blockchain team leader and Nashville Member John Wagster. “He is an entertainment industry veteran with strong corporate legal experience. John’s background gives him a unique ability to assist clients who are moving token-based ownership and licensing of music and art to the center stage of crypto development. He will also offer a unique perspective to companies using blockchain technology to enhance fan engagement and participate in the expansion of the metaverse.”
“Throughout my career, I’ve been focused on understanding the ways technology impacts creative industries,” said Strohm. “Joining FBT’s blockchain practice presents an incredible opportunity to represent clients innovating at the intersection of entertainment and emerging tech in this transformative time.”
FBT’s Nashville team of attorneys and legal staff has a wide range of knowledge and skills and is led by Member-in-Charge Tom Lee. The group has extensive industry experience representing clients in the automotive, manufacturing, blockchain and digital currency, government relations, technology, and international sectors.