Stahler Sports & Entertainment Law LLC

Stahler Sports & Entertainment Law LLC


Founded in Miami & based out of Orlando, Stahler Sports & Entertainment Law LLC (SSEL) represents sports, entertainment, & business clientele offering various legal services, including:
contract negotiations, drafting, & review;
business entity formations & maintenance;
trademarks & copyrights;
name, image, & likeness (NIL);
civil litigation;
general family law/probate; &
circuit civil mediation.

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Jonathan M. Stahler, Esq. is a Florida licensed attorney in both state & federal courts based in Orlando, is a Florida Supreme Court circuit civil mediator, & is the founder, president, & managing attorney of Stahler Sports & Entertainment Law. He brings extensive knowledge, passion, & experience working in sports, entertainment, & the law. His experiences working for both SAG-AFTRA along with the California Innocence Project, & serving NFL and NBA players as well as the wrongfully convicted have helped increase his ability to communicate effectively & to adapt to working with anyone. Since getting into the representation business at age 21 and having been a former NBPA Certified Agent, he continues to protect athletes, entertainers, & their families, both now & for their futures.

He has been published in the Arizona State University Sports & Entertainment Law Journal, Spring 2014 edition, as well as the American Bar Association “Entertainment & Sports Lawyer”, Winter 2021 edition writing about college athletes, compensation, & equal rights. He has served as a panelist/guest speaker discussing issues in both sports & entertainment law & business at Syracuse University College of Law, Florida International University College of Law, University of Miami School of Law, Florida State University, George Washington University, & University of Central Florida. He also now serves as an adjunct professor of sports law at Concordia University, St. Paul. Jonathan is originally born and raised in Harrisburg, PA, & a graduate of Syracuse University & the David B. Falk Center for Sport Management where he received a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management, with honors. He received his Juris Doctor & Certificate for Sports Law and Policy from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Jonathan is a member of the Florida Bar, American Bar Association, Sports Lawyers Association, & a board member of the Syracuse University Emerging Leaders Council, & Florida Sports Business & Leadership Association.