Sports and Entertainment

Maynard, Cooper & Gale represents a variety of clients in the industries of sports, entertainment and media.

Our entertainment clients have included Emmy Award winners, Grammy-winning musicians and two of the highest paid television actors of all time. We offer the discretion that many clients in this industry seek for their high profile transactions.

Maynard Cooper’s sports clients include top ten picks in the NFL, NBA and MLB drafts, coaches and race car drivers. We routinely prepare and negotiate complex contracts and endorsement deals. Additionally, our attorneys have represented universities and their athletic departments in licensing and media rights transactions that have generated significant revenue for their programs.

July 14, 2020
New Title IX Rules Take Effect in 30 Days

The new Title IX rules issued by the U.S. Department of Education (the “Department”) in May become effective on August 14, 2020, just one month from now.  Even though the new rules are facing several legal challenges, the effective date…

July 8, 2020
SEC Snapshots Q2 2020

The members of Maynard Cooper’s Public Company Advisory Practice counsel public companies, as well as companies aiming to become public, on the full range of matters shaping their operation in the public markets. As a continued service to our clients,…