Loren Mulraine is a Senior Scholar at C-IP2. He received his B.A. from the University of Maryland, College Park and his J.D. from Howard University School of Law. While at Howard, Professor Mulraine was a merit scholar, earned the Dean’s Excellence Award in Government Contracts and served as lead articles editor of the Howard Law Journal. He began his legal career as a government contracts attorney with the Federal Aviation Administration in Washington, D.C. before relocating to Nashville to practice entertainment law. His legal clients have included Grammy, Dove and Stellar award winners, gold, platinum and multi-platinum selling artists, producers and songwriters, as well as filmmakers, independent labels and management companies.
Before joining the law faculty at Belmont, Professor Mulraine taught for 14 years at Middle Tennessee State University, most recently serving as the Chair of the Department of Recording Industry. He served two non-consecutive terms as interim Associate Dean of the College of Mass Communication at MTSU and has also taught at Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama. Professor Mulraine has significant experience as a songwriter and independent gospel artist with four solo recordings, several group projects, and session work which includes the Grammy award-winning Andrae’ Crouch project, Tribute: The Songs of Andrae’ Crouch.
Professor Mulraine is a member of The Recording Academy, Gospel Music Association, American Bar Association, National Bar Association, MEIEA, Leadership Music, Leadership Middle Tennessee, and the Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association.
At Belmont, Professor Mulraine teaches Entertainment Law, Copyright Law, Intellectual Property, Media Law, Film and TV Transactions, Sports Law, and related courses in the Entertainment and Music Business Law curriculum.