Benjamin Freeman

Benjamin Freeman is an associate in Proskauer’s Sports Group.  He works on a variety of corporate and transactional matters, focusing primarily on the media and sports betting sectors.

Benjamin’s experience includes advising:

  • the Big Ten Conference on its media rights agreements with CBS, FOX and NBC;
  • the National Women’s Soccer League on its media rights agreements with CBS, ESPN, Amazon and Scripps;
  • the Big 12 Conference on its media rights agreements with ESPN and FOX;
  • the United States Golf Association on the transfer of its media rights from FOX to NBC;
  • FanDuel on a first-of-its-kind media and sports wagering partnership in Canada with Bell Media;
  • The CW Network on its media rights agreement with Oregon State University and Washington State University; and
  • the Washington Nationals on its partnership with BetMGM.

Benjamin has also represented sports teams and leagues, including the National Basketball Association and National Hockey League, in various corporate matters, including team ownership transfers.

Benjamin earned his J.D. from Duke University School of Law, where he served as co-president of the Sports & Entertainment Law Society.  While at Duke, he worked as a legal department intern in Major League Baseball’s Office of the Commissioner.

Prior to law school, Benjamin was a business analyst at Sports Media Advisors, where he worked on matters in the sports, television and digital media industries.