Ivan Hand joined Maynard Cooper & Gale in 2009 as an attorney handling matters related to Sports and Entertainment and Governmental and Regulatory affairs. He is a certified agent with the National Football League Players Association and Major League Baseball Players Association. Ivan counsels professional athletes with respect to the negotiation of player and marketing contracts. His practice focuses on all aspects of athlete management in all sports matters including combine preparation, marketing/endorsements, estate planning, insurance planning, public relations and pre-draft preparation. Currently, one of his clients includes a top 5 pick in the Major League Baseball draft.