Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Sports Law Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for Broad offering which demonstrates strength in a range of contentious and noncontentious matters. Highly sought after for its expertise in investigations and high-profile disputes, particularly in relation to concussion. Also capable of handling M&A transactions as well as matters relating to licensing agreements and sponsorship deals. Sought out by a diverse client base made up of international sporting bodies, private corporations and individuals.

Strengths One client reports: "They were very good, they understood the details of the soccer industry very well. They were sharp and very strategic with how they ran the process."

Work highlights Advised FIFA in the Department of Justice's investigation into bribery and corruption by football officials.

Notable practitioners

Brad Karp, Lynn Bayard and Chris Boehning are key contacts.