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Firm Profile: Mintz Levin
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004, United States
Phone: 202-434-7305
Fax: 202-434-7400
Areas of Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • California
  • Connecticut
  • D.C.
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
Other Countries
  • Israel
  • United Kingdom
Number of Attorneys
400+ Attorneys

Ineligible Coach On The Field – Assessing Whether Restrictions Are Enforceable In Contracts

With the start of college football season around the corner, attention turns to off-season shake ups in coaching staffs. One controversial change involved defensive coordinator Robert H. Shoop. Shoop traded in his blue and…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Commercial Law & Contracts, Education, Labor & Employment Law

Stats plus Security = A winning formula

Notwithstanding the glitz and glamour of multi-millionaire race drivers and champagne, Formula One is all about data. Analytics are fundamental to understanding Formula One races. Teams are fueled by data, and around every…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

FTC, California, And DC Sue To Stop Draftkings-Fanduel Merger On Antitrust Grounds

Although the Federal Trade Commission currently is short-handed with one Democrat and one Republican serving on the Commission (out of a normal lineup of five), today they showed that bi-partisan consensus still can exist in…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Mergers & Acquisitions

Is the NCAA Out of Bounds on Academics?

An ongoing controversy regarding fraud and academic dishonesty among student-athletes at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (“UNC”) has brought to the forefront an important question: Who is responsible for ensuring…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Education

March Inevitableness? Considering the Legal Consequences of Pay to Student-Athletes

As of this writing, it has been over 850 days since UConn women’s basketball team has lost a game. When the Huskies last tasted defeat (in an overtime thriller to Stanford on November 17, 2014), football players at Northwestern…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Education, Labor & Employment Law

Remember – “March Madness” is a Trademark

We are in March. The minds of many turn to March Madness as the NCAA hosts its annual tournament to crown college basketball’s national champion. Of these, many want to take advantage of the tournament to promote their…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Intellectual Property

NCAA’s System of Amateurism

Former UCLA basketball star and NCAA champion Ed O’Bannon was the lead plaintiff in a 2009 class action lawsuit that was the first serious challenge to the lifeblood of the NCAA’s very existence: all of its players are unpaid…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Education
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