Nashville attorney Zach Scott Gainous was born in Tallahassee, Florida. After graduating high school, Zach moved to Nashville to pursue his bachelor's degree at Middle Tennessee State University. Zach attended MTSU's College of Media & Entertainment and studied in the Recording Industry program where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Business.
While attending MTSU, Zach completed courses in artist management, music publishing, music production, concert promotion & touring, record label marketing, record label operations, A&R, copyright law, music business contracts and legal issues, and more. During his studies at MTSU, Zach also began working as an independent producer and studio guitarist and musician in Nashville.
After completing his studies at MTSU, Zach went on to intern and work for Universal Music Group Nashville. While at UMG Nashville, Zach helped to develop and market the music, albums, and careers of Billy Currington, Sugarland, George Strait, Josh Turner, David Nail, and others, while continuing his work as an independent studio musician and record producer.
While in law school, Zach worked at Blue Sky Group, a Nashville business management firm for clients in music, entertainment, and sports. At Blue Sky Group, Zach assisted with contract summaries and interpretation, financial and royalty audits for songwriters, producers, and music artists, and reconciling royalty statements, gaining further valuable insight, experience, and perspective on the financial, legal, and business side of the entertainment and sports industries.
After completing law school, Zach sought out to launch his own firm where he could provide valuable advice, expertise, and representation to clients. The firm provides legal and advice and representation to creative and talented individuals and companies, including those in music, entertainment, film & TV, sports, media, tech, and many more.