June 28, 2016 (NEW YORK) – Proskauer once again had a strong showing in Sports Business Journal’s Power Players: Outside Counsel issue with Bob Batterman, Joe Leccese, Jon Oram and Brad Ruskin listed in the chairman’s club category. The Power Players are chosen based on interviews with hundreds of industry executives for their viewpoints on outside counsel who are doing meaningful work and playing significant roles in sports business. Firms in the chairman’s club represent the dominant tier in sports law, with a long history in the space and strong leadership combined with a deep bench of experienced lawyers and negotiators.
In Sports Business Journal’s profile on Proskauer, the Firm is noted for advising the NBA in the Donald Sterling controversy and ensuing sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to Steve Ballmer and winning antitrust decisions for the ATP, MLB and others. The Firm is also recognized for its long history of representing major sports leagues in collective bargaining negotiations, and our recent work advising the LA 2024 Olympic bid committee is highlighted.