Global Sports Advocates founding partner Paul Greene has been named to the 2023 edition of the Who’s Who Legal (WWL) Thought Leaders: Global Elite guide in the sports and gaming category. This is Paul’s fourth consecutive year of receiving this prestigious honor.
WWL Thought Leaders: Global Elite recognizes lawyers at the peak of their profession for their vast experience advising on cutting-edge legal matters, as well as their ability to deliver consistent results for their clients. Published annually, the guide honors the top 2% of all Who's Who Legal-recognized legal practitioners from around the world. These lawyers have been nominated by their peers and extensively vetted during the publication's most recent research cycle. They are considered to be at the pinnacle of the profession, with the Global Elite designation reserved for top-tier WWL Thought Leaders demonstrating exceptional insight, experience, and wisdom.
Global Sports Advocates provides dedicated representation for athletes, coaches, teams, clubs, managers, agents, sports executives, and other stakeholders dealing with a full spectrum of challenging sports industry legal matters both domestically and abroad. Some of Paul’s notable successes include representing UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon "Bones" Jones in his UFC arbitration and before the Nevada State Athletic Commission, as well as representing Russian track athlete Darya Klishina in an emergency appeal at the 2016 Rio Olympics that enabled her to compete in the Olympics.
In addition to his work representing clients, Paul is also a well-known speaker and author in the area of sports law. He has taught sports law classes at Maine Law, UNH Law, and ISDE’s LLM Program in Madrid, Spain, and guest lectured at many law schools and universities. Additionally, Paul is an Editorial Board member of leading sports law publications LawInSport and Football Legal.
“I am truly humbled and proud to be named to this group of top international sports lawyers,” Greene said. “It is a testament to the work we do every day at Global Sports Advocates to protect the rights of athletes in every corner of the world.”