Sports Law: A Practical Guide to Protecting the Interests of Athletes provides lawyers, player agents, marketing agents, financial advisors, and other members of athletes’ management and advisory teams with the tools and understanding they need to protect their clients’ interests before, during, and after their professional playing careers. Packed with practice tips, sample documents and agreements, and unique insights, Sports Law is an essential resource for anyone who counsels or represents athletes.
Author Luke Fedlam is an attorney and the leader of Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP’s Sports Law practice. He serves as a protector, educator, and nationally recognized resource for athletes at all levels and phases of their careers. In this book, Luke provides expert guidance on such topics as name, image, and likeness (NIL) opportunities; personal branding and intellectual property protection; marketing and endorsement opportunities and contracts; due diligence on investment opportunities, including real estate development; entity formation (for-profit and nonprofit); counseling on estate planning, wealth preservation, and asset protection; and the emerging world of eSports.