The Herrick sports law group has announced the promotion of Liliana Chang to partner.
Chang began her career as a corporate associate at Herrick after graduating from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2010. In general, her practice has been focused on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, partnerships and strategic alliances, financings, corporate restructurings and reorganizations. She provides corporate governance and general corporate advice to boards, committees and directors.
She has also represented professional sports franchises on numerous high-profile team acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures and financings.
Among the projects she has worked on in tandem with team leaders Dan Etna and/or Irwin Kishner are:
Represented Levien Soccer in acquiring full ownership of MLS team D.C. United. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/soccer-insider/wp/2018/08/07/d-c-united-announces-changes-to-its-investment-group/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.29d64b6e2cca
Represented UFC in the August 2017 Floyd Mayweather, Jr. v. Conor McGregor bout at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Represented a leading regional sports network in several multi-million dollar financings.
Represented another leading regional sports network in an ownership restructuring.
Represented Legends Hospitality, the sports and entertainment joint venture controlled by the New York Yankees and Dallas Cowboys, in a strategic partnership and investment in the company by New Mountain Capital.
Represented buyer in the acquisition of the Kansas City Royals’ Class A affiliate Lexington Legends.
Chang also serves as corporate counsel to sports teams working on day-to-day corporate matters.