NEW YORK, July 12, 2023 – Proskauer, a leading international law firm, announced today that it provided legal counsel to the Big 12 Conference, one of the nation’s premier college athletic conferences, on the recently executed agreements for the extension of its media rights partnerships with ESPN and Fox. The agreements will run through the 2030-31 season.
“This deal not only provides stability for the Big 12 in years to come, but it creates a strong foundation for future growth and innovation,” said Commissioner Brett Yormark.
The Proskauer team was led by Joseph Leccese (Sports Group co-chair and Chairman Emeritus), partner Robert Freeman (Technology, Media & Telecommunications; Sports Law), associate Benjamin Freeman (Sports Law) and associate Alon Elhanan (Sports Law).
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