Sports, Entertainment, and Media

The attorneys in our Sports, Entertainment, and Media practice group act as counsel for professional sports franchises, NCAA, university, NIL, and college athlete needs, studios, streamers, artists, advertising and digital content agencies, influencers, tech and social media companies, entertainment and film financing, investment banking, real estate, composers, recording artists, record producers, managers, agents, directors, writers and producers of motion pictures, television series and music industry needs.

Our attorneys provide counsel to entertainment marketing companies, sports agents and managers, as well as professional athletes.  Our transactional practice group covers transactional services including drafting and negotiating contracts, dealmaking, intellectual property, licensing, labor, employment, collective bargaining for sports and entertainment industry unions and more.

Klinedinst offers a wide variety of services to our sports, entertainment, and media clients, proactively advising on business strategy, transactional and corporate matters, business litigation, employment matters, negotiations, and stadium and venue personal injury litigation. In non-litigation matters, we advise our clients regarding business formation, intellectual property and proprietary rights, insurance matters, and dispute resolution.

We represent our clients in a wide variety of matters, including negotiations of celebrity endorsements, special television appearances, music and content distribution including royalty issues, as well as sponsorships and endorsements of high-profile sporting events and performances. Our attorneys also assist in negotiating and drafting contracts for clients regarding all aspects of their business transactions, and counseling clients on protecting their intellectual property.

Our attorneys also represent entertainment clients in a wide variety of litigation matters. For instance, we have represented directors, producers and production companies, including multi-million dollar lawsuits involving stunt mishaps and other injuries sustained on a movie set, as well as allegations of misappropriation of likeness and copyright infringement.

We assist our clients in all facets of sports, entertainment, and media law, whether our client is an actor, vocalist, musician, athlete, manager, agent, producer, director, owner, executive, studio, franchise, or production company.

Learn more about our experience in Sports, Entertainment, and Media law by contacting one of our experienced attorneys.