Lewis Brisbois Named to Hackney Publications’ “Top 100 Law Firms With Sports Practices” List For Second Consecutive Year

Phoenix, Ariz. (April 11, 2024) – Lewis Brisbois was recently named to Hackney Publications' fourth annual “Top 100 Law Firms with Sports Practices You Need to Know About” list for the second year in a row. According to the company, the “well-thought out” compilation serves as a sports industry guidebook to the firms that have an exemplary sports law practice.

Founded by journalist Holt Hackney, who has more than 30 years’ experience writing about sports, business, and the law, Hackney Publications delivers information about the legal side of the sports industry, including case summaries and articles. The firms on the list are not ranked, but instead are listed alphabetically.

Lewis Brisbois’ dedicated Collegiate & Professional Sports Law Practice, led by Phoenix Partner Gregg Clifton, is composed of attorneys with extensive knowledge and practical experience in the collegiate and professional sports area. These attorneys serve the diverse needs of both professional sports entities and colleges and universities, handling the broad spectrum of legal issues that arise in the sports world on a daily basis, from navigating NCAA and NAIA rules and regulations to contract negotiations, immigration issues, and intellectual property rights.

Mr. Clifton, a member of Lewis Brisbois’ Entertainment, Media & Sports and Labor & Employment Practices, has extensive experience in the collegiate and professional sports world. He has advised numerous professional sports franchises, educational institutions, athletics conferences, affiliated corporations, and individuals in a wide range of sports law matters, including those involving NCAA infractions and compliance, student-athlete name, image, and likeness (NIL) issues, and Title IX.

You can see the full Hackney Publications list here. Learn more about Lewis Brisbois’ Collegiate & Professional Sports Law Practice here and view our sports law blog, "The Official Review," here.

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