Flaster Greenberg Launches Sports Law Practice Group

Jun 14, 2024

Flaster Greenberg, a mid-sized commercial law firm, has announced the launch of its Sports Law Practice Group in partnership with its Business and Corporate Law, Insurance Counseling & Recovery, Intellectual Property, Litigation, and Labor & Employment Departments.

The firm’s Sports Law Practice Group offers “the sophisticated and focused services of attorneys who understand the unique challenges clients in the sports industry face on a daily basis. Our attorneys recognize that each client has a distinct set of opportunities, goals, and challenges, and they work tirelessly, with their clients in mind, to maximize those opportunities, meet their goals, and overcome any challenges.”

Jeffrey A. Cohen, chair of the firm’s litigation department, noted that the “synergy between our attorneys who share a love for a variety of sports in their private lives and serve athletes, sports personalities, professional organizations, universities, coaches, and front office personnel professionally is a major win for our clients. Our Sports Law Practice Group is comprised of a talented team of attorneys who are eager to put their resources into an official practice group. The team is well-equipped to provide sophisticated legal advice and practical assistance to professionals facing legal issues in the world of sports and we look forward to helping them.”

“Formalizing our Sports Law Practice Group is exciting for the firm and my practice. It has been a blast combining my experience and passion for women’s sports with my law practice. It’s also wonderful to see our crew heavily embedded in the women’s sports space. We have our thumb on the pulse of the industry and offer the players, professionals, and organizations necessary legal counsel to ensure their success,” Susie Cirilli, labor, and employment shareholder, added.

Flaster Greenberg Sports Law Practice Group lawyers “counsel clients on routine and complex business issues and personnel policies and procedures; draft, negotiate, and secure agreements and contracts (employment, vendor, licensing, sponsor, executive); defend and enforce intellectual property rights (patents, trademarks, copyrights, name, image, likeness); evaluate insurance coverage and liability claims; represent individuals in litigation matters, and more,” according to the release.

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