Sports

Foley's Sports 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 industry.

For the past 11 years, Chambers USA has recognized Foley as one of the top sports practices in the country. We understand the complex and multifaceted demands of doing business in the sports industry. Our multidisciplinary Sports Industry Team consists of transactional, finance, antitrust, media, public affairs, litigation, intellectual property (IP), real estate, and labor and employment attorneys. You will benefit from the diverse range of legal disciplines, practical industry experience, and creative legal thinking of our Sports attorneys.

We offer you remarkable insight and understanding of the particular challenges you face based upon years of experience as leading executives within professional sports leagues, franchises, and associations. With this 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.

To meet your legal needs in the sports industry, we focus on sports franchise investments, acquisitions, and financing; sports facility development, financing, and construction; antitrust and litigation; commercial transactions; team operations; intellectual property; media; public affairs; and campus facility development.