Sports & Entertainment

Foley’s Sports & Entertainment attorneys represent the interests of professional and amateur sports organizations and related businesses with a full range of legal services designed specifically for the sports and entertainment industry.

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For nearly 15 years, Chambers USA has recognized Foley as one of the top sports practices in the country. Foley’s multidisciplinary Sports & Entertainment Industry Team provides comprehensive, integrated legal counsel for the full range of commercial and regulatory issues facing organizations in the sports and entertainment industry.

Our team is comprised of lawyers with the highest level of legal acumen, as well as numerous professionals who have held senior and high-profile leadership positions in the sports industry. This expertise fosters an understanding of the complex and multifaceted demands of doing business in the sports and entertainment industry, which we utilize to offer you remarkable insight and understanding of the particular challenges you may face.

With our inside perspective and knowledge, we help clients like you acquire or sell sports franchises; find creative solutions for sports facility development, financing, and construction; and negotiate long-term media deals. Our clients include franchises and leagues, amateur and collegiate teams, owners, stadium operators, sponsors, promoters, developers, and sporting goods manufacturers. We also provide legal services for major championship events for Major League Baseball, the National Football League, the Special Olympics, and FIFA. Drawing on our historical breadth and depth of experience in sports, we are now helping clients navigate all aspects of the dynamically growing esports industry.

Core Areas of Counsel Include:

  • Mergers and Acquisition
  • Facilities Development
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property and Technology