The Firm’s growing sports practice offers a broad range of services to professional sports franchises, individual athletes and athlete representatives.  We provide a range of legal services designed specifically for the sports industry.  Our growing sports practice consists of attorneys with expertise in transactional, litigation, antitrust, media, charitable foundation, intellectual property, real estate and labor and employment law.

Franchise Transactions

The Firm has relationships with some of the most experienced people who have been involved in major transactions with the NBA, NHL and MLB.  Together, our experience includes:

  • Arena lease agreement negotiations
  • Sponsorship and endorsement agreements
  • Purchase and sale of assets
  • Sponsorship, advertising and promotional transactions
  • Organization and administration of charitable foundations and other tax-exempt entities
  • Licensing deals
  • Major office lease agreements
  • Venue development
  • Adoption, use and protection of trademarks
  • Copyright protection and licensing
  • Litigation and dispute resolution involving intellectual property, contracts, misappropriation of trade secrets, copyrights, trademarks, right of publicity, slander and defamation, advertising and labor and employment disputes


The Firm’s experience includes the negotiation and drafting of various transactions involving professional athletes.  The Firm’s litigators have represented its clients in cases covering a wide range of disputes.

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