Paul McAdoo

Paul McAdoo


Paul is partner at the Nashville based firm of Aaron Sanders Law, PLLC where he represents clients in
media law, intellectual property, and business litigation matters. Prior to joining Aaron Sanders, Paul was an associate at Thomas & LoCicero in Tampa where he regularly advised a wide variety of television stations and newspapers on issues related to their news product, in addition to handling complex business litigation, trademark, and copyright matters. After leaving Thomas & LoCicero for Michigan for his wife’s academic career, Paul opened McAdoo Law where he worked extensively on open government matters for the Detroit Free Press before his wife’s career took them to Nashville for (what they hope is) their final stop.

Paul has also authored numerous publications, including “Common Law or Shield Law: How Rule 501 Could Solve the Journalist’s Privilege Problem” in the William Mitchell Law Review, “Eleventh Circuit Update,” in the Media Law Resource Center’s Media Libel Law 50-State Survey, and “FERPA’s Directly Related vs. Tangentially Related Dichotomy,” in the ABA TIPS Media, Privacy and Defamation Law Committee Newsletter, among others. Paul is also active in the media law community. He currently serves as the Vice-Chair for the Tennessee Bar Association’s Communication Law section executive committee and has served as co-chair of the Florida Reporter’s Workshop and the ABA Forum on Communications Law’s Training and Development Committee that runs the ABA’s Media Advocacy Workshop.


April 21, 2018
The Voice of Old Media: Legal Lessons from Old Media for New
Lecture Room 1
1:25 p.m.  -  1:55 p.m.