Global Sports Advocates, LLC
Global Sports Advocates, LLC is an international law firm devoted to the protection of athletes’ rights, the delivery of trusted advice on sports regulation and policy and the management of crisis situations. Paul J. Greene, the founder of Global Sports Advocates, is recognized by Who’s Who Legal and Chambers USA as one of the world’s leading lawyers for Sports Law. Global Sports Advocates handles sports law matters around the world, including numerous hearings each year before the international Court of Arbitration for Sport based in Lausanne, Switzerland – known as the “Supreme Court for sports law.” The firm has represented athletes from more than 20 countries and more than 30 different sports.
Global Sports Advocates, LLC is best known for its advocacy on behalf of athletes in high-profile matters, including its successful representation of Russian long jumper Darya Klishina before an ad hoc panel of the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Rio at the 2016 Olympic Games. The firm also represents Sports Governing Bodies. Global Sports Advocates, LLC handles various types of sports law matters including anti-doping, team selection and eligibility, intellectual property, NCAA, SafeSport, Governance, and other Sports Litigation and Arbitration.