Stinson LLP

Stinson LLP


Stinson LLP collaborates with clients ranging from individuals and privately held enterprises to national companies and international public corporations. Our accomplished attorneys leverage deep knowledge and experience to deliver practical guidance, helping clients minimize risks and realize opportunities. We take pride in our collaborative approach, our lasting relationships and our unique perspectives. Connect with us at one of our 13 offices nationwide and at

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We are determined, competitive and hardworking sports lawyers who have as much passion for sports and recreation as we do for the law. We enjoy teaming up with individuals, businesses, leagues and institutions involved in sports and recreational activities, and offering practical legal advice based on decades of experience. We help our clients in many areas including business operations, business structure, employment, finance, acquisitions and sales, real estate, development of stadiums and arenas, intellectual property and litigation.

We are experienced in all aspects of acquiring, structuring and operating a successful sports franchise. We have helped clients with financing of sports teams, league operations, business and tax planning, contract negotiations and dispute resolution, and litigation.

Our attorneys have represented numerous owners and teams in the formation, development, operation, purchase and sale of sports businesses in various leagues and associations including the NHL, NBA, NFL, MLB, MLS, USHL, NAHL and the American Association of Professional Baseball.

Our Stinson team is also uniquely qualified to address the complex and dynamic needs of our Esports and Sports Technology clients. We offer the experience necessary to provide full-service legal counsel to stakeholders throughout the esports ecosystem, including mobile gamers, leagues, franchise owners, broadcasters, advertisers, publishers, agencies and promoters, distributors, sponsors, investors, banks and other leading corporations and individuals.