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 hackneypublications.com to learn more.

November 18, 2022

Vol. 19, Iss. 22

Case Summaries

Court Backs Arbitration Ruling in eSports Dispute

By Jared Good FaZe Clan Inc. (hereafter “FaZe Clan”), is one of the most recognizable eSports companies in the world with an estimated valuation of $400 million, according to Forbes. In the lead-up to FaZe Clan’s efforts to go public, they took the necessary steps to...

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Articles

Duane Morris Adds Corporate Sports Partner Alexander Chester in New York

Alexander Chester has joined Duane Morris LLP as a partner in the firm’s Corporate Practice Group in its New York office. Chester’s practice focuses on corporate transactions in the sports industry. Prior to joining Duane Morris, Chester was counsel at O’Melveny &...

Waiving a Cautionary Yellow Flag on the Expansion of Sport

By Gil Fried, Professor/Chair, University of West Florida, Editor-In Chief of Sports Facilities and the Law I hate to be the harbinger of doom, but I have seen this script before.  An industry sees lots of potential and tries to monetize the opportunity while it...

Phoenix Sports Lawyer Passes Away

Michael L. Gallagher, the co-founding shareholder of Gallagher & Kennedy and a sports lawyer, passed away earlier this month.  “We are deeply saddened by the loss of our dear friend, mentor, colleague, and leader in Arizona’s legal and athletic community,”...

News Briefs

Proskauer Sports Lawyer Christine Lazatin Promoted to Partner

Proskauer has announced the promotion of 33 lawyers – 25 to partner and 8 to senior counsel. Notable in that group is the promotion of Christine Lazatin to partner. As a member of the Sports Group, Lazatin regularly represents professional sports teams, leagues and...