Sports Litigation Alert Current Issue

Here’s the latest issue of Sports Litigation Alert, the nation’s only subscription-based periodical reporting on the intersection of sports and the law. We also publish 11 other sports law periodicals. Visit to learn more.

May 20, 2022

Vol. 19, Iss. 10

Case Summaries


Horse Doping Drug Supplier Convicted in Manhattan Federal Court

By John T. Wendt, J.D., M.A., Professor Emeritus, Ethics and Business Law, University of St. Thomas As part of the massive crackdown on doping in horseracing and resulting Federal Indictments,[1] Lisa Giannelli, an eighteen-year employee and sales representative, for...

Veteran Sports Lawyers Chuck Baker and Irwin Raij Join Sidley

The shakeup in the sports law industry continued last week with news that Sidley Austin LLP had brought in Charles “Chuck” Baker and Irwin Raij as partners and co-chairs of its Entertainment, Sports and Media industry group. Baker has joined in New York and Miami,...

News Briefs

Gross McGinley Lawyers Form Sports Law practice

The Lehigh Valley Business has reported that four attorneys at Gross McGinley LLP in Allentown, PA  have formed a sports law practice at the firm. Each of the attorneys are former student-athletes, according to the paper. Their decision was reportedly connected...