Sara R. Ellis
Sara R. Ellis is an Attorney in the Entertainment, Intellectual Property, and Litigation Sections of King & Ballow in Nashville, Tennessee.
Sara graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law. She earned her undergraduate degree from Middle Tennessee State University, where she graduated magna cum laude and received a degree in Music Business with a concentration in Recording Industry Management and a minor in Public Relations.
Sara was on the Editorial Board of the Tennessee Law Review, an editor for Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law, and authored Copyrighting Couture: An Examination of Fashion Design Protection and Why the DPPA and IDPPPA are a Step Towards the Solution to Counterfeit Chic, 78 Tenn. L. Rev. 163 (2010). Sara was also a member of The Saul Lefkowitz Trademark Moot Court Team and the Moot Court Board.
Sara received the Merchant & Gould Excellence in Intellectual Property Award and Awards for Excellence in Legal Process, Administrative Law, and Law, Science and Technology. While in law school, she served as the Student Bar Association president, and is now a member of the college’s Alumni Council.
Prior to joining King & Ballow, Sara was a Clerk for Chancellors John F. Weaver, Daryl R. Fansler, and Michael W. Moyers, in Knox County Chancery Court and was a Judicial Intern for Chancellor Carol L. McCoy in Davidson County Chancery Court. She is a writer for King & Ballow's Entertainment Law Comment newsletter.
Sara is admitted to practice in Tennessee and before the Tennessee Supreme Court.