Frank Saviano is a partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the Sports Law Group.
Frank has a broad-based corporate practice that primarily focuses on clients in the sports and media industries. He represents these clients in a wide array of corporate matters, including media rights, team acquisitions and sales, strategic investments and related transactions, joint ventures, arena and stadium development, financings, sponsorships and other significant commercial transactions.
Frank's experience includes representing the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League, Major League Soccer, the National Football League, NASCAR, the United States Golf Association, the ATP Tour, the WTA Tour, IndyCar, the BIG EAST Conference and the Pac-12 Conference, as well as a number of professional sports teams, private equity firms, media networks and content distribution companies, in their significant transactional matters.
Frank was named to SportsBusiness Journal's "Forty Under 40" list in 2015 and 2018 and Leaders in Sport's 2017 “Leaders Under 40” list, which recognize the most influential executives in the sports industry under the age of 40. He also was named a 2018 Rising Star in Sports by Law360, recognized as a Rising Star in Media & Entertainment by Euromoney, and named to Variety's 2017 Dealmakers Elite New York list, which honors East Coast power players for their work in sports and media. In addition, Frank has been recognized as “Up and Coming” in Sports Law by Chambers USA.