March 19, 2018 (New York) – Recognized for his 50+ years of leadership in the sports industry, partner Howard Ganz has been named a Champion of Sports Business by SportsBusiness Journal.
“Howard is a true pioneer in sports law. He has worked on some of the most transformative matters in the industry,” said Joe Leccese, Firm Chairman and co-head of Proskauer’s Sports Law Group. “We congratulate him on this well-deserved honor.”
As co-head of the Firm’s Sports Law Group and former co-chair of the Labor & Employment Law Department, Howard has worked on many of the most significant sports collective bargaining negotiations since the early 1970s. As noted by SBJ, he has been “an integral part of some of the most significant changes in sports, including every NBA collective-bargaining agreement (CBA) since 1967 and every MLB CBA since 1999.”
Howard was featured in the March 19, 2018 edition of SportsBusiness Journal. The article notes his “established [reputation] for possessing an encyclopedic knowledge of the law, a staunch work ethic and sound judgment.”
For more than 50 years, Proskauer’s Sports Law Group has counseled the world’s premier sports organizations on their most critical and complex matters. Our lawyers play a pivotal role in the transactions, negotiations and litigations that transform the business of sports. We are considered the go-to firm for sports-related matters, from bet-the-company disputes, high-profile collective bargaining negotiations and the purchase and sale of teams, to complex financings, the development and naming of stadiums and arenas, formation of new leagues and high-stakes contract negotiations and litigations.