Polsinelli PC

Polsinelli PC


Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with 900 attorneys in 21 offices nationwide. Recognized by legal research firm BTI Consulting as one of the top firms for excellent client service and client relationships, the firm’s attorneys provide value through practical legal counsel infused with business insight, and focus on sports, mergers & acquisitions, health care, financial services, real estate, intellectual property, corporate, labor and employment and business litigation.

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Polsinelli’s Sports attorneys represent a wide variety of players in the professional and amateur sports arena. While some firms may concentrate on a particular service within the sports industry, Polsinelli’s national sports practice draws from many multidisciplinary areas, including:

• Media Rights and other Commercial Transactions
• Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions and other investments
• Antitrust, Commercial, Class Action and Multidistrict Litigation
• Corporate Governance
• Government and Internal Investigations
• Real Estate
• Licensing, Trademark, Copyright and other Intellectual Property-related transactions
• Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
• Public Policy

With a broad spectrum of clients across sports industry verticals including:

• Collegiate and amateur conferences, athletic departments and associations
• Professional teams, franchises, leagues and their owners
• Facilities operators, including stadiums, other sports-related facilities and their investment activities
• Private equity firms, strategic buyers, and target companies across a range of industries, including traditional sports, eSports, entertainment, retail, media, and technology in the structuring and negotiations of mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, carve-outs and leveraged buyouts
• Public and private companies in connection with team sponsorships, athletic event and venue partnerships, individual endorsement relationships and technology licensing
• Sports equipment manufacturers, retail brands, apparel companies, athletic event operators, sports television broadcast networks, multimedia rights organizations and sports technology entities
• Professional and amateur coaches, broadcasters, athletic administrators and sports executives