Sports Law

Sports Law

Gallagher & Kennedy’s attorneys have considerable experience in sports law. Gallagher & Kennedy serves as outside general counsel to the Arizona Cardinals NFL team and the Arizona Diamondbacks MLB team. During the course of such representation, the firm’s attorneys routinely handle player contracts and salary arbitrations, television and radio contracts, sponsorship agreements and all other legal aspects of professional sports franchises.

Gallagher & Kennedy served as lead counsel in the financing and construction of Chase Field in downtown Phoenix, home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, and acted in the same capacity for the new University of Phoenix Stadium constructed in Glendale, Arizona. Our attorneys have also represented individual athletes participating in professional football, baseball, golf, boxing, rodeo and hockey. Our experience and expertise range from negotiating personal service contracts to litigating liability for product endorsements.