We understand your passion for your sport and are here to help you achieve the best possible result for your legal dispute. From anti-doping violations and SafeSport misconduct accusations to contract disputes or concerns about the misuse of your name, image, and likeness, we have represented clients from more than 50 different sports and 50 different countries. Contact us today to schedule an initial 1-hour consultation.
An athlete devotes a lifetime of training to be the best in their sport, only to unknowingly ingest a banned substance and face a career-ending ban. At that moment, your hopes and dreams are hanging in the balance, but you’re not alone. The legal team at Global Sports Advocates has the skills and experience necessary to help you clear your name so you can get back to competing as soon as possible.
Sport integrity violations involve a wide range of activities affecting fair play. Our international sports law attorneys represent clients accused of violations throughout all steps of the process, including appeals for sport integrity violations to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
FIFA disputes can involve a wide range of issues affecting players, clubs, agents, and coaches. Our international sports law attorneys help clients take cases to the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber (DRC) or appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after internal FIFA remedies have been exhausted.
Contracts govern the spectrum of sports-industry-related activities. If you’re an athlete, coach, or sports stakeholder concerned about being paid fairly by a team or sponsor, our international sports law attorneys have the skills necessary to protect your interests as you work to resolve your contract dispute or breach of contract claim.
The U.S. Center for SafeSport is federally authorized under the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 to protect athletes, coaches, trainers, and others involved in the Olympic and Paralympic Movement from sexual, emotional, and physical abuse. If you are a victim of misconduct, we can work with you to ensure that your complaint is fully addressed and that your rights are protected throughout the investigation. If you've been accused of a SafeSport violation, our experienced sports law attorneys can help you clear your name and protect your reputation.
Global Sports Advocates provides sport governing bodies with governance advice for best practices. Our firm also serves as outside counsel for sport governing bodies in cases involving eligibility or code of conduct violations. Contact us to get the legal support you need to ensure the long-term success of your sports organization.
If you've been denied a spot on a national team that you have rightfully earned under the selection procedures, or you are in jeopardy of being replaced on the team, our experienced international sports law attorneys can help. GSA can advocate for your interests throughout the dispute resolution process to restore your spot on the team.
Global Sports Advocates represents athletes, agents, governing bodies, and companies in arbitration or litigation related to a wide range of sports issues—including salary, endorsement, or athlete eligibility cases. Our firm handles cases before the Court of Arbitration for Sport and other domestic or international sports bodies, as well as federal or state courts. Schedule a consultation to learn how we can help you efficiently and effectively address your legal concerns.
Adopted and implemented in the spirit of the World Anti-Doping Code, the Equine Anti-Doping Rules from the Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) are intended to prevent cheating and ensure the welfare of horses by prohibiting drugs masking unﬁtness, lameness, or disease. While a horse’s owner and team are responsible for what their horse ingests, it is possible for inadvertent ingestion to occur by way of contamination. Our experienced sports law attorneys can help protect your reputation by favorably resolving equine doping allegations.
The most marketable tool for an athlete is their right of publicity, also known as their name, image, and likeness (NIL). If your right of publicity is being violated or used without your consent, our sports law attorneys can help you protect your personal brand and ensure that you are fairly compensated for the unauthorized use of your right of publicity.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has strict requirements for incoming student-athletes as well as current players who wish to maintain their eligibility. If your eligibility is at risk because of an anti-doping violation, our experienced sports law attorneys can provide the legal assistance you need to ensure that you're able to continue your education while pursuing your athletic dreams.