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Sports Law
8 Years Ranked


Provided by Paul Greene


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International sports lawyer who appears regularly before the "Supreme Court for Sport," the Court of Arbitration for Sport, in Lausanne, Switzerland, in addition to appearing before international and domestic sports arbitral bodies. Paul has represented clients from more than 50 countries and more than 50 different sports, even representing an Olympic gold medal-winning horse. Paul has prevailed in some of the highest-profile sports matters of the past decade, successfully representing athletes, sport federations and national Olympic committees.


Paul founded Global Sports Advocates in 2014 after practicing at several New England law firms. Paul was first recognized by Chambers as a Sports Law "Associate to Watch" in 2011. Paul has been recognized by Chambers as a leading sports lawyer since 2017.

Professional Memberships

Rex Sport, American Bar Association, Sports Lawyers Association, LawInSport (Editorial Board), Football Legal (Editorial Board).


Paul is a well-known speaker and author in the field of sports law and has taught at various law schools in both the U.S. and Europe. His most recent article, Contamination & Doping: Is the UFC's Approach To 'Reporting Limits' Fairer Than WADA's? appeared in LawinSport.


Paul lives in Portland, Maine where Global Sports Advocates is headquartered. He is a lifelong runner who still enjoys early morning jaunts with his running partners.

Expert in these Jurisdictions

Admitted to practice in Colorado (federal), Maine, Massachusetts and New York


Brandeis University


1989 - 1994

Syracuse University

MA (Communications)

1994 - 1995

Maine Law

Juris Doctor

2004 - 2007

Chambers Review

Provided by Chambers


Sports Law - USA - Nationwide
Band 2

Paul Greene concentrates his practice primarily on disputes within the sports space, in particular antidoping proceedings. He is regularly retained to represent athletes before the Court of Arbitration for Sport and other governing bodies.
"Paul's highly knowledgeable, accessible and dedicated to his clients." "His breadth of knowledge in the antidoping area is a great resource."

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