JMBM Announces Daniel M. Grigsby as New Chairman of  JMBM's National Sports Law Group

Los Angeles-based partner looks to growth

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Marmaro Announces Daniel M. Grigsby as New Chairman of JMBM’s National Sports Law Group
Los Angeles-based partner looks to growth

May 11, 2010 – LOS ANGELES – Jeffer Mangels Butler & Marmaro LLP (JMBM) today announced Partner Daniel M. Grigsby as the new Chairman of its National Sports Law Group.

Based in the Firm’s Los Angeles office, Grigsby’s business transactions law practice includes the representation of major league and minor league professional sports teams and leagues, industry corporate sponsors and partners, and clients involved in virtually all aspects of professional sports. He has represented the Los Angeles Lakers (NBA), Los Angeles Sparks (WNBA), Los Angeles D-Fenders (NBA Development League), Quiksilver, San Diego Gulls (WCHL), Contemporary Services Corporation, Landmark Event Staff, the Culver Ice Arena, M & T Bank (in its naming rights deal for the Baltimore Ravens’ Stadium), the West Coast Hockey League, Continental Indoor Soccer League, Association of Volleyball Professionals, Pro Beach Volleyball Players Association, Forum Boxing, Roller Hockey International, Mandalay Sports Entertainment, Proactive Sports Management, ArenaWorks Entertainment, TGA Sports, Broadway Federal Bank, Velocity Sports, Kia Motors, Kawasaki, and numerous others.

“With 29 years of experience in the sports law arena, Dan’s track record of producing excellent results for his clients is very impressive," said Bruce P. Jeffer, JMBM’s Managing Partner. "We have every confidence that the National Sports Law Group will continue to flourish under his leadership."

JMBM’s National Sports Law Group has one of the most active sports law practices in the U.S. It has formed leagues, bought and sold teams, negotiated naming rights and broadcast rights, advised teams and leagues across the country on nearly all aspects of their operations, advised major corporations with respect to their sports sponsorships, and handled some of the highest profile litigation and arbitration proceedings in the sports industry.

"Sports law requires a broad skill set and encompasses numerous legal specialties which come together in very unique ways. Our team of smart, energetic and experienced lawyers covers all the bases," said Grigsby. "I look forward to working with them to serve all of our sports clients and to expanding our practice."

Grigsby is a 1981 graduate of Whittier College School of Law (cum laude, Whittier Law Review) and a 1977 graduate of UCLA.

About JMBM
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Marmaro LLP is a full-service law firm committed to providing clients with outstanding results. From our offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Orange County, we serve our clients’ needs worldwide. JMBM’s National Sports Law Group represents owners, teams, leagues and sponsors in transactions and litigation across the entire sports spectrum. For more information about our attorneys and practice areas, visit www.jmbm.com.

Contact:
Daniel M. Grigsby
Chairman, JMBM’s National Sports Law Group
DGrigsby@JMBM.com
310.201.3587

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