Sports & Entertainment Law

Sports and Entertainment Law

At Andrews Lagasse Branch + Bell LLP, our attorneys offer a multi-disciplinary compliment of legal services to a wide range of clients in the sports and entertainment industries. Our attorneys have represented professional and collegiate teams, athletes, agents, coaches, management, universities, venues, promoters, charitable organizations, and bowl game associations, among others.

We assist clients with transactions, negotiations, employment-related and other best practices counseling, risk mitigation, alternative dispute resolution, grievances, arbitration, and litigation.  Andrews Lagasse Branch + Bell LLP is also panel-approved by numerous major insurance carriers. This allows us to help clients coordinate and defend insured claims.

Examples of our experience include:

Employment-Related Advice, Counseling, Training & Litigation:

  • Employment advice, counseling and training regarding best practices, employee discipline, leave requests, disability accommodation, harassment, discrimination, termination, separation agreements, wage & hour issues, independent contractor status and employee classification, and employee mobility issues
  • Employment investigations, compliance opinions and litigation representation, including wrongful termination, retaliation, discrimination, harassment, wage & hour, misclassification, failure to accommodate actual or perceived disability claims and lawsuits

Venue, Event & Personal Injury-Related Advice & Representation:

  • Premises liability and personal injury defense
  • Risk management advice, policies & procedures
  • ADA advice, claims and litigation representation, compliance and remediation assistance