Canadian Sports Lawyer Set to Become Judge in Ontario

The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced recently that Leanne E. Standryk, a partner at Lancaster Brooks & Welch LLP in St. Catharines, will be appointed a judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario....

Chambers Honors Firms for Sports Law Work

The highly respected Chambers & Partners USA has recognized several US law firms in its annual rankings of those legal teams with the best sports law practice. Notable among this group were Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates, Latham...

Yakovee Opens Own Sports Law Firm

Experienced sports lawyer Vered Yakovee has opened her own law firm, specializing in sports law and commercial transactions. Yakovee told Sports Litigation Alert that she started Yakovee Law “after lawyer friends at two professional sports teams contacted me to work...

Lawyer Named Director of Athletics and Recreation at UChicago

Angie Torain has been appointed the Director of Athletics and Recreation at the University of Chicago. Her appointment is effective July 1, 2021. Torain will come to UChicago from the University of Notre Dame, where she is the senior associate athletics director of...

NASCAR Seeking Corporate Counsel

NASCAR seeks a talented professional to join in the position of Corporate Counsel based in our Daytona Beach, Florida office. The Corporate Counsel will be responsible for wide range of general corporate legal and competition work in support of NASCAR, IMSA, ARCA and...