Ed is General Counsel for the Tennessee Bar Association. Ed is a Past President and a member of the Board of Directors of the Nashville Bar Association. He is a former Chairman of the American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Patent, Copyright and Trademark Committee. Ed serves on the Executive Committee of the Tennessee Bar Association, Intellectual Property Committee. He is a past President, Tennessee Intellectual Property Law Association, a past Treasurer, Nashville Bar Association, a past Chair, Nashville Bar, Intellectual Property Committee, a past Chair, Nashville Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Committee, a past Chair, Nashville Bar Association, ad hoc committee for online continuing legal education.
Ed is the past Chair of the Nashville Shakespeare Festival, past Chair of the Mid South Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, past Chair and Board Member of the Belcourt Theatre - Nashville's art house theatre, a Past Board Member for the Nashville Capital Network, a Board Member of the Arts and Business Council, a Board Member of the Nashville Technology Council, a Board Member of Hand on Nashville, a Board Member of New Dialect, and a Board Member of the Arts and Business Council.