Sullivan & Cromwell’s sports and entertainment lawyers are trained across multiple legal disciplines, with particular expertise in M&A, corporate finance and real estate, as well litigation, intellectual property, executive compensation, tax and planning. Our tightly integrated team deploys the full range of the Firm’s capabilities to provide clients with unified best-in-class advice and quality on virtually any legal issue that can arise within the professional sports and media industries.
We have advised on domestic and cross-border acquisitions and sales, stadium/arena developments, neighboring mixed-use real estate projects, team and stadium/arena financings, joint ventures and recapitalizations, and licensing, naming rights and sponsorship deals, several of which were the most important transactions in the sports industry. We also have experience in high-growth areas, such as in sports technology and eSports. S&C has also successfully represented a number of prominent professional sports leagues and franchises, and certain of their executives and owners, in high-profile disputes and governance matters, including litigation.
The extreme dedication to client service, attention to detail and commercial pragmatism of our Sports & Entertainment lawyers help us partner with clients to accomplish their most important strategic objectives.