Attorney at Law
HBS Nashville Office
Carson King is an associate attorney in Hall Booth Smith’s Nashville office, where he practices in business litigation, intellectual property / entertainment, professional negligence, products liability, and transactional matters. Mr. King has experience in defending a wide variety of litigation matters in court and in trial and will aggressively seek to defend your interests. Prior to coming to Hall Booth Smith, Mr. King served as a law clerk in the United States Copyright Office in Washington, D.C.
Mr. King has experience in various aspects of business litigation including franchisor/franchisee disputes, commercial leasing, and breach of contract issues.
Mr. King has trial and litigation experience in general liability cases including wrongful death, premises liability, and other general liability matters.
Mr. King has drafted and revised publishing, management, promotion, and other entertainment contracts, as well as sync and other licenses for entertainment clients. He also has assisted in obtaining favorable outcomes for clients in copyright disputes and infringement claims. During his clerkship in the U.S. Copyright Office, he handled various copyright registration and policy matters. Mr. King is also experienced in handling trademark applications with the USPTO. His experience in the entertainment industry began long before he became an attorney, as he has been a performing musician since his early childhood.
Mr. King has litigated numerous products liability actions in both state and federal court in Tennessee, Louisiana, Florida and Illinois and can handle issues related to the Products Liability Acts of various states.
United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
United States District Court, Western District of Tennessee
United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
“When Virtual Reality Becomes Real: Taxation of CryptoCurrencies,” grand prize winner of the Paul Faherty Tax Law Writing Competition and Honorable Mention in the Theodore Tannewald Jr. Tax Writing Competition