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Sports Law

Professional sports organizations seeking to protect themselves and their athletes from unwanted litigation, professional or elite amateur athletes facing eligibility issues or career-threatening enforcement actions, and colleges and universities, subject to the complex and constantly evolving NCAA regulations, all require the services of an experienced sports law firm that can represent their interests and achieve the best possible outcome. At Osborn Maledon, our sports lawyers are known for their expertise in professional and collegiate sports law and sports eligibility law.

Comprehensive Sports Law Litigation

For more than 20 years Osborn Maledon sports lawyers have litigated in state and federal courts throughout the country on behalf of individual athletes-both amateur and professional-colleges and universities, major sports organizations and professional sports teams. From their offices in Phoenix, Osborn Maledon's sports attorneys have litigated almost every type of case, from those pertaining to sports equipment regulations or player contracts to league rules, eligibility criteria and discrimination claims. Osborn Maledon has served for many years as consultant and advisor on various sports law issues for major sports organizations, teams, players and player agents, including the PGA TOUR.

We also have represented numerous professional athletes in a variety of litigation matters in both state and federal courts.
Our sports law attorneys represent world class athletes in high-stakes, often-confidential matters involving Olympic-movement eligibility, the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), National Governing Bodies, and the NCAA.

Comprehensive Sports Law Service

The Osborn Maledon team provides support across the full range of sports law and sports eligibility law related to Olympic, collegiate and professional athletes. We recognize the relevant legal issues, handle complex litigation and arbitration, and understand the objectives of our clients, whether institutions or individuals. This enables us to achieve our clients' overall goals efficiently and effectively.

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