Armstrong Teasdale is a 121-year-old law firm with 14 offices across the US and one in London. The firm is ranked among the top 200 law firms in the US and boasts more than 370 lawyers serving over 125+ Fortune 500 companies. Some of the world’s largest brands, professional athletes, sporting events, rightsholders and governing bodies have long turned to Armstrong Teasdale for counsel in all aspects of global brand management and protection, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts (including endorsements and sponsorship opportunities) and the handling of complex litigation.
Our attorneys have decades of experience in the sports, media and entertainment sector, including as former licensed sports agents, personal counsel to professional athletes, in-house counsel for iconic Fortune 500 brands, event organisers and executive leadership for sporting organisations. In recognition of their representations, Armstrong Teasdale is recognised by the Legal 500 UK as a ‘Leading Firm’ for Sports Law, with one lawyer described as “an institution in the world of Sports Law.” In addition, our lawyers have written articles and given interviews to international broadcast media on current Sports Law issues.
As such, our experienced attorneys are recognized as being at the forefront of the development of Sports Law in football, rugby, horse racing, cricket, golf, cycling, motor racing and tennis, and have led groundbreaking work involving complex litigation on issues such as competition, ticketing and brand infringement.