Seven Latham Lawyers Named Power Players by Sports Business Journal

The team is recognized for its established track record in sports and its wide scope of influence.

October 27, 2021

Sports Business Journal has named seven Latham lawyers that include; Co-Chairs of the firm’s Entertainment, Sports & Media Industry Group, Joe Calabrese, Adam Sullins, and Justin Hamill, and partners Frank Saviano, Kendall Johnson, Chris Yates, and Jamie Wine, Power Players as a part of their annual list recognizing the leaders in the business of sport. The lawyers were recognized for the following reasons:

  • Calabrese, for building the firm’s sports practice into “a juggernaut that attracts talent” from around the legal world;
  • Sullins, for representing Intuit and Caesars Entertainment on their deals to name the Los Angeles Clippers’ new arena and the New Orleans Superdome, respectively;
  • Hamill, for advising Endeavor on its US$700 million acquisition of the On Location Experiences, amongst other deals;
  • Saviano for, along with Sullins, representing 888 Holdings in its partnership with Authentic Brands Group to develop Sports Illustrated’s sports betting and iGaming products;
  • Johnson, for advising the NCAA and International Olympic Committee on handling the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on the NCAA Tournament and the Summer Olympics, respectively;
  • And Yates and Wine, for representing U.S. Soccer in several high profile lawsuits. 

Latham’s Entertainment, Sports & Media Practice combines decades of experience representing major industry players, unique market insights about the industries’ legal and financial drivers, and a seamless global platform to deliver sophisticated commercial advice on cutting-edge and high-stakes transactions and disputes around the world.

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