ON-DEMAND SPORTS COUNSEL

OUR APPROACH

Sievert Legal is an innovative approach to legal services for sports industry clients. With substantial experience serving professional sports teams, college and university athletics departments and industry businesses, we provide services at a fraction of the cost when compared to hiring additional attorneys for your in-house team or relying on outside counsel. 

 

The clients we work with typically fall into three categories:

  • Clients without or with limited in-house legal staffing that need ongoing legal support but don't want to hire a full-time in-house attorney or pay big law rates.

  • Clients with an in-house legal team that require on-demand overflow work assistance on an as-needed basis.

  • Clients who require demonstrated expertise in a niche industry-specific area.

Contact us to learn more.

CUSTOM SUPPORT

Whether you need a part-time extension to your in-house team, or whether you only need us sporadically when resources are overtaxed, you can count on us to ensure quality work is completed in an efficient manner.

 

To accomplish the above, we use various types of fee arrangements specific to each relationship. These include hourly rates, flat-rates for set hours or projects, and subscription-based services.

The one common denominator with any of our approaches is your organization will pay a fraction of the cost when compared to hiring additional in-house attorneys or relying on other firms with comparable expertise. 

CASE STUDIES

ongoing

Legal support

Provide ongoing legal support for an NFL franchise.

 

Support includes drafting, negotiation, and review of various types of commercial agreements, drafting rules and regulations for contests and sweepstakes, and on-demand legal research. 

on-demand

OVerflow assistance

Provide on-demand legal support for an NBA franchise with a multi-person legal team when overflow assistance is needed.

 

Support includes drafting, negotiation, and review of various types of commercial agreements, and drafting rules and regulations for contests, giveaways, and in-game promotions.

niche Industry expertise

Provide niche legal representation for NCAA Division I, II, and III colleges and universities on  a variety of specialized college athletics regulatory issues.

 

Support includes NCAA enforcement representation, handling various NCAA compliance matters, and Title IX athletics guidance.

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