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Shawn S. Ledingham, Jr. is an associate in the Litigation Department, and a member of the Sports Law Group.

Shawn has substantial experience in and knowledge of the sports industry and focuses on antitrust claims and intraleague relationships. Shortly after joining Proskauer, where he had been a summer associate, he represented Major League Baseball in its investigation into Frank McCourt’s ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers, as well as in the subsequent Dodgers bankruptcy.

Since then, Shawn has continued to represent and counsel many sports leagues and teams in addition to MLB, including Major League Soccer, the National Basketball Association, the Women’s National Basketball Association, the Pac-12 Conference, the Big East Conference, the World Surf League, the Drone Racing League, and Oracle Team USA. Shawn has been named as a Rising Star in entertainment and sports law by Super Lawyers.

Beyond sports, Shawn represents clients in a variety of industries, including telecommunications, television, aerospace and defense, banking and finance, private equity, health care, waste management and disposal, manufacturing, and retail, in complex litigation at both the state and federal level.