Sports, Entertainment and Media Industry

Quarles & Brady attorneys understand the complex, challenging and often changing laws related to the sports, entertainment and media industries. Our team offers a wide range of services for many clients in these industries, including associations, amateur and professional sports conferences, leagues, teams, athletes, broadcast networks, e-sports and gaming companies, equipment manufacturers, events, foundations, publishers, radio stations, stadiums and many others.

Our Sports, Entertainment and Media (“SEaM”) cross‐disciplinary team brings together the knowledge of more than 20 lawyers across 11 practice groups. And the Quarles & Brady SEaM team provides the following comprehensive litigation, regulatory, and transactional services.


  • Advertising, promotions and social media
  • Bankruptcy
  • Board governance
  • Class action law suits
  • Contract negotiation
  • Data privacy and security
  • Immigration
  • Labor & Employment
  • Lease agreements
  • Litigation
  • Medical staff licensing
  • Programming agreements
  • Sale of the organization
  • Software agreements
  • Tax-exempt matters
  • Trademark and copyright protection
  • Zoning