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Latham & Watkins LLP

Adam J. Sullins

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Adam Sullins is a partner in the firm’s Entertainment, Sports & Media Practice. With years of sports industry experience and contacts, Mr. Sullins represents clients in professional and collegiate sports, including teams, team owners and investors, leagues, federations and other governing bodies, television networks and media companies, technology companies, corporate sponsors, content owners, licensees and athletes. He advises on a full spectrum of matters, including the acquisition/sale of professional sports franchises, broadcast and new media transactions, corporate sponsorship and endorsement deals, licensing, and strategic ventures.




United States: Industry focus


Within: Next generation lawyers

Adam Sullins - Latham & Watkins LLP

Within: Sport

Latham & Watkins LLP’s work includes strategically significant sport transactions and complex sport litigation items within the scope of its entertainment, sports and media group, which is headed by leading sport lawyer Joseph Calabrese. The team acts for a number of high-profile technological corporations including Univision Communications, Facebook, Tencent and NextVR that seek to exploit the growing synchronization between sport, media and technology. Highlights included Russell Sauer acting for the US Soccer Federation, most notably in litigation and negotiations with the US women’s national soccer team, and George Mihlsten and Maria Hoye advising the Chargers NFL team on the potential development of a new stadium in downtown San Diego and on options for a stadium in the Los Angeles area. Adam Sullins, who is a trusted adviser to professional teams, owners and investors, leagues and and organizations, was promoted to the partnership in 2017.

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