April 5, 2021 (New York) – Proskauer Sports Law partner Jason Krochak has been named to SportsBusiness Journal’s 2021 "Forty Under 40" list of the top sports executives under the age of 40. Honorees were recognized for displaying "excellence and innovation in their careers."
“Jason is widely recognized as an elite sports lawyer, and we see him as a future leader in the industry,” said Proskauer chairman emeritus and Sports Group co-chair Joe Leccese. "We congratulate him on this well-deserved recognition."
Jason's experience includes representing the National Basketball Association, Major League Soccer, Soccer United Marketing, the Atlantic Coast Conference, the Big East Conference and the WTA Tour, as well as a number of professional sports teams and their owners, in their significant transactional and governance matters. He 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.
For more than 55 years, Proskauer has advised 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 are at the leading edge of the business of sports.