Phillip I. Ackerman-Lieberman is currently Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Law, and Affiliated Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies and History, at Vanderbilt University. He is trained as an expert in both Jewish and Islamic law. He has a practical and vocational interest in contemporary trends in Jewish Law, and also researches and teaches about Jewish Law in the medieval period, particularly as it developed and was practiced in the Islamic world. Phil holds an MA in Talmud and Rabbinic Ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, as well as a PhD in Near Eastern Studies from Princeton University.
Daniel (“Danny”) B. Moskowitz is an attorney in the Litigation and Entertainment Law sections of King & Ballow. Mr. Moskowitz's practice focuses on complex litigation and representation of record labels, artists and other parties to the music and entertainment industries.
Prior to joining King Ballow, Mr. Moskowitz was an attorney with Schulman, Treem, Kaminkow & Gilden, in Baltimore, Maryland, where he practiced civil and white-collar defense litigation. Mr. Moskowitz received his law degree from University of Kansas School of Law, and he earned his undergraduate degree from Tulane University, where he graduated cum laude.
Before beginning his career as an attorney, Mr. Moskowitz was a participant in the Virginia Governor's Fellows Program, where he was a speech writer in the Virginia Office of Technology. Mr. Moskowitz has been appointed to a two-year term as Co-Chair of the American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section White Collar Crime Committee Young Lawyers Subcommittee. Mr. Moskowitz is also a member of the Community Relations Committee of the Nashville Jewish Federation.