Shawn Nolan is an attorney at the law firm of Jonathan E. Leonard, P.C. in Atlanta, GA. The firm handles the legal affairs of various Grammy award winning and platinum selling performers, musicians, writers, and producers in all facets of the entertainment industry as well as publishing companies, management companies, studios and record labels.
Shawn graduated from Georgia State University School of Law and completed his undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to law school Shawn was the VP of International Marketing and Distribution and Director of Film & TV licensing at Sub Pop Records in Seattle, WA where he worked with artists such as Iron & Wine, the Postal Service, the Shins, Mudhoney and Sleater Kinney among others. Prior to his employment at Sub Pop, Shawn was the Director of Film/TV Licensing at Mammoth Records and the personal manager for artists such as Archers of Loaf and Crooked Fingers.
Shawn was previously on the Board of Governors of the Pacific NW Chapter of the Grammy Association and is currently an active member of the Recording Academy Atlanta Chapter.
Clients performing at SxSW 2013 include Deep Sea Diver, Hundred Visions, METZ, Mount Moriah, the Soft Moon and Turbo Fruits.