Akin Gump Named Among Top 20 Law Firms Serving the Professional Sports Team Industry

(Washington, D.C.) – Akin Gump has been named one of the top 20 law firms serving the professional sports teams in the four major sports leagues, according to Professional Sports and the Law, an electronic magazine dedicated to the lawyers who represent the teams in those leagues, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Football League and the National Hockey League.

The publication highlights Akin Gump’s work with some of the most widely recognized names in sports, including professional teams, leagues and organizations. Labor and employment partner Dan Nash, litigation senior counsel Stan Brand and public law and policy partner Steve Ross are noted for their work “in critical high-profile L&E matters, complex commercial disputes, internal and regulatory investigations, and transactions.”

Professional Sports and the Law compiled the list with the assistance of its readers as well as sports law professors around the country.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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