Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP


Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP is an international law firm with a particular focus on the technology & media, energy, financial, and real estate & construction sectors. Recognized as one of the most innovative law firms by Financial Times and one of the top firms for client service by BTI Consulting, Pillsbury and its lawyers are highly regarded for their forward-thinking approach, their enthusiasm for collaborating across disciplines and their authoritative commercial awareness. That’s how we have achieved the 12th-highest percentage of Chambers-ranked lawyers among all AmLaw 100 firms.

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Pillsbury fields an impressive roster of clients in the sports industry, including major sports franchises, college and professional athletes, as well as esports teams and leagues. Our work on behalf of sports industry stakeholders spans sports finance, insurance claims, contract negotiations, brand protection and intellectual property, marketing/promotion, privacy, media rights, as well as league-related matters, business succession planning transactions and operational matters. Notably, Pillsbury’s Insurance Recovery & Advisory practice, which was recently selected by Law360 as a 2020 Practice Group of the Year winner, has significant experience representing professional athletes, professional sports teams and entertainers in connection with permanent total disability, temporary total disability and loss-of-value insurance claims, as well as securing workers’ compensation benefits for professional athletes. Pillsbury also recently published its first-ever Esports Industry Report that highlights growth areas and opportunity prospects throughout the esports ecosystem, available at https://www.pillsburylaw.com/en/news-and-insights/esports-industry-report.html. For more information, please contact Richard Giller at Richard.giller@pillsburylaw.com

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