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Proskauer Rose LLP
NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10036-8299
United States
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Joseph M. Leccese is the immediate past, and longest serving, Chairman of Proskauer. During his nine years as Chair, Proskauer reached more than $1 billion in revenues, dramatically expanded its transactional and trial practices and London office, and implemented a number of innovative talent management and diversity and inclusion programs.

Throughout his term as Chair, Joe remained an active practitioner and co-chair of Proskauer’s renowned Sports Group. In those roles he has led many of the most significant deals in sports and media over the past three decades. His broad-based corporate practice emphasizes the representation of professional sports leagues, teams and owners; college conferences; media and marketing companies; and private equity firms, sovereign wealth funds and financial institutions that provide capital to the broad array of transactions that occur in the sports industry.

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United States > Industry focus > Sport

(Hall of Fame)

Joseph Leccese –Proskauer Rose LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP stands out for its leading sports labor and employment services, with a dedicated sector-focused team. The group is noted for its work on collective bargaining and complex matters such as wage and hour litigation, while similarly advising major sports leagues such as Major League Soccer on corporate issues such as M&A, finance, and tax. Joseph Leccese, with experience in transactional work, leads the practice alongside Bradley Ruskin, who acts as head of litigation. Supporting the team is Jason Krochak, advising sport leagues and teams in a variety of corporate and commercial matters. Also recommended for his work on high-profile sports transactions is Jon Oram, having acted as principal outside counsel for the Los Angeles 2028, the organization hosting and operating the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games. All named lawyers are based in New York.