Alandis is an experienced entertainment law attorney and professor. In his practice, he represents companies and individuals in the fields of entertainment, media, technology, and branded goods, with a focus on music and television. Alandis advises songwriters, recording artists, producers, television writers, authors, influencers, and entrepreneurs in various transactions and helps clients protect their intellectual property through copyright registration, trademark (registration, office actions, and oppositions), estate planning, and estate administration/probate. He also serves as outside general counsel to various startups.
As Assistant Professor of Music Business at the University of Memphis Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music, Alandis teaches Legal Aspects of the Music Industry, Entrepreneurship in Commercial Music, Music Distribution, and Record Company Operations. Before entering private practice, Alandis worked as Counsel for U.S. Representative Jim Cooper (TN-05), where he advised the Congressman on policy matters concerning intellectual property and the entertainment industry and served as a liaison to agencies such as the Small Business Administration. He has also worked as the Program Director for the Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville, where he supervised the nonprofit’s legal and education programs.