Category: agent

Find expert witnesses and attorneys who can meet your needs

Hogan Lovells Guides Major League Baseball Clubs in Salary Arbitration Proceedings

Hogan Lovells recently represented five Major League Baseball (MLB) clubs in salary arbitration proceedings, a growing practice area for the firm. Hogan Lovells associate Jimmy McEntee served as lead counsel in these proceedings, which included two arbitration hearings and four settlements. Since joining the firm, he has built a practice focused on representing Major League…
Read more

Blank Rome Welcomes Sports Law Attorney David Moreno to New York Office

Blank Rome LLP has announced that David A. Moreno, Jr. has joined the firm’s New York office as a partner in the Commercial Litigation practice group and as a member of the firm’s Sports Law team. Moreno is a seasoned trial attorney whose practice spans commercial litigation, white collar defense, business law, sports law, and reputational management. Prior to joining Blank Rome,…
Read more

Greenspoon Marder Expands Entertainment & Sports Practice with Addition of Partner Ahmand R. Johnson in Miami

Greenspoon Marder has announced the expansion of the firm’s Entertainment & Sports practice group with the addition of partner Ahmand Johnson in Miami. Johnson assists entertainers, athletes, and companies of all sizes in a wide array of transactional matters. He also brings 15 years of litigation experience representing individuals and companies in high stakes commercial…
Read more

Goldstein & McClintock Recognized as a Leader in the Sports Law Field in ‘100 Law Firms’ List

Readers of Hackney Publications have identified Goldstein & McClintock, LLLP as one of a handful of law firms that are leaders in the sports law field in its annual Roster of “100 Law Firms with Sports Law Practices You Need to Know About.” Besides recognizing law firms for their achievements, the portal serves as a resource for…
Read more

‘Testing the Waters’ – the NCAA Issues a Memo About Best Practices for DI Basketball Players Seeking a Career in the NBA

(Editor’s Note: The following has been republished from the archives of Sports Litigation Alert. The Alert, which is available for subscriptions to libraries, professors, students, teams, and law firms, features the largest sports law specific – database in the country.) By Michael A. Ross, MS In a year unlike any other and dominated by uniqueness…
Read more

Former Football Player Launches Sports Agency

Trae Smith, a former college football player turned business and career advisor with an undergraduate degree in International Development from UCLA and an MBA from Pepperdine University, has launched the Powerhaus Agency, which will be based in Los Angeles. With an initial focus on football players, Smith believes that the “combination of his personal experience playing the game…
Read more

National Real Estate Firm Targets Sports and Entertainment Community

Keller Williams (“KW”), the world’s largest real estate technology franchise by agent count, has launched a Sports and Entertainment (S+E) business community, which offers specialized training, coaching, events and referral opportunities for agents and real estate teams. “We’re excited to announce how we’re providing our agents and teams with a rich suite of tools and training to best…
Read more

SRLA Provides More Details on Its February 23-26 Annual Meeting in Atlanta

The Sports and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) will hold its annual meeting – in person – at the Renaissance Midtown Hotel in Atlanta on February 23-26, 2022. The Association, which represents sports law professors typically teaching at the undergraduate level, went virtual with its 2021 conference because of COVID. Conference events include 70 academic presentations/posters…
Read more

Sports Litigation Alert Reports on the Full Breadth of the Sports Law Industry with Timely, Insightful Articles in Last Two Issues

Beneficiaries of the Alert include both the private sector and higher education, where professors use the Alert with thousands of sports law students. As Hackney Publications closes in on the completion of its 18th year of publishing Sports Litigation Alert, publisher Holt Hackney is especially proud of the last two issues. “We’re touching on every…
Read more

Courts Continue to Reject Agents Suing Other Agents

By Chris Deubert On October 6, 2021, Judge Rakoff of the Southern District of New York, dismissed a lawsuit brought by one basketball agent, David Lee, against another, Raymond Brothers, for allegedly stealing Lee’s client. Lee v. Raymond Brothers, 21-cv-4213, 2021 WL 4652336 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 6, 2021). In so doing, the court added to a body of…
Read more