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Scott Keniley

Part Time Instructor, Music Management    

Music Industry Law

Private Practice                                             (2004-Present)                                    Atlanta

            (Keniley|Kumar, LLC and formerly Keniley Law Firm, PC)

Practice Areas: Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, Digital Licensing, Corporate, Business, Entertainment, General Counsel & Consulting, Gambling, Litigation, E-commerce, Labor, Shareholder/Creditors’ Rights, Crowd Funding and Criminal Defense.

Professor, Georgia State University  (2014-Present)                                                Atlanta
Artist Representation (fall), Entrepreneurship in Music(fall) & Legal Aspects in Music(spring)


Professor, SAE Institute                   (2009-2014)                                        Atlanta

  • Copyright & Entertainment Law, Music Business &Entrepreneurship
  • Graduation Keynote Speaker (2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014)


Judge, Municipal Court       (2004-2008)                                      Dekalb County, GA

Presided over Governmental Compliance and Misdemeanor Criminal matters.


Compendia Media Group, Inc.Platinum Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ PTET)    (1999-October 2004)     Atlanta/ Nashville


Executive Vice President & General Counsel: Oversaw all aspects of the operations, Intellectual Property, corporate, business, licensing, litigation, acquisitions, joint ventures and labor legal needs for the $60M gross revenue, publicly traded media company.


Private Practice                                                           (1996-1999)                            Atlanta


Practice Areas: General Practice, Corporate, Contract, Commercial, Intellectual Property, Entertainment, Labor and Litigation.


Fox and Farmer, PC                                                  (1992 – 1996)                       Chattanooga

Associate: Civil Litigation and court appointed Criminal Defense.



Oklahoma City University, School of Law                  Juris Doctorate

• Luther L. Bohanon Inn of Court CV.

• Clerk: Federal Public Defender, Western District of Oklahoma (3 Years).

• Intern: Oklahoma Indian Legal Affairs (2 Years).


University of Oklahoma                     Bachelor of Arts    

• Communications (Business Negotiations & Kinesics)


University of London, England           

  • International Business & Economics.
  • Gaming & Gambling Statistics (Under William Eadington)