Jason Krochak is a partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the Sports Law Group. He has a broad-based corporate practice with a particular focus on clients in the sports industry.
Jason represents sports leagues and teams, private equity firms, financial institutions, gaming companies and corporate sponsors in a variety of corporate and commercial matters, including acquisitions, joint ventures, league expansions, financings, governance, naming rights agreements, licensing agreements and other commercial transactions.
Jason's experience includes representing the National Basketball Association, Major League Soccer, Soccer United Marketing, the Atlantic Coast Conference and the WTA Tour, as well as a number of professional sports teams and their owners, in their significant transactional and governance matters. Jason also has advised on numerous market-shaping sports betting deals, including the Washington Nationals’ exclusive partnership with BetMGM and The Stars Group’s groundbreaking partnership with FOX Sports, which included the launch of sports betting platform FOX Bet and an equity investment by FOX of over $240 million in The Stars Group.
Jason maintains an active pro bono practice and works extensively with Legal Outreach, an organization that prepares urban youth from underserved communities in New York City to compete at high academic levels. In partnership with Legal Outreach, he created the “Sports, Business and Law” clinic, an annual program where eighth-grade students participate in a mock NBA Expansion Workshop at Proskauer’s New York office.