Ty received his law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2021. While at Vanderbilt, he was first runner-up in the Moot Court competition and a member of the National Moot Court Team, as well as a student attorney in the Intellectual Property for the Arts Clinic. After law school, Ty served as a law clerk for Judge James C. Mahan of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada, and Judge Kent A. Jordan of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Prior to law school, Ty founded and ran a music copyright clearance company, helping clients navigate permissions to use copyrighted content in film, television, and on the internet. A former professional musician and native of the West, Ty graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in piano and voice and a master’s degree in orchestral conducting. Ty lives in the D.C. area with his wife and two children.


  • Copyright Drama, 22 VIRGINIA SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT LAW JOURNAL 21 (2023) [ssrn]




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