Duff Berschback is Sr. VP of Legal Affairs and Business Development at Sony/ATV Nashville. In that role, he is responsible for legal and financial due diligence and negotiating and closing all agreements, including songwriter contracts and acquisitions. Berschback also oversees copyright litigation and termination rights retention for the Nashville catalog. In his development role, he is responsible for devising, sourcing, vetting and executing the company’s strategic initiatives in Nashville. He is Sony/ATV’s representative for its investment in Project Music, a music and technology accelerator at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center. Prior to joining Sony/ATV in 2007, Berschback was in private practice representing writers, artists, publishers, managers, and technology companies.