(PRWEB) January 22, 2013
Alfred W. “Chip” Sloan has joined LeClairRyan as a shareholder on the Sports Industry and Corporate Services Practice Area teams. He will be resident in the national law firm’s Los Angeles office.
Sloan, formerly of The Sloan Sports Group, Inc., Los Angeles, focuses his practice on advising and representing professional athletes from leagues across the globe in matters including team contract negotiations, endorsement deal procurement and negotiation, MLB salary arbitration, arbitration before the MLBPA and NFLPA, career and post-career planning, and asset protection planning. Since 2001 he has serviced contracts, prepared arbitration cases, and negotiated performance terms and endorsement deals for some of the sports world’s biggest stars. His clients also include entertainers, entertainment and production companies within the United States and Latin America.
Additionally, Sloan represents entrepreneurs and corporations in forming new entities, financing, and general corporate services. Serving as a trusted advisor to his clients, he assists both individuals and companies in navigating the myriad issues involved with forming a company, creating a strategy for success, and protecting the client’s interests during and after formation.
An MLBPA Certified Agent and Certified Contract Advisor with the NFLPA, Sloan is a graduate of the University of Southern California Law School (J.D.) and Northwestern University (B.A). He is a member of the Sports Lawyers and Beverly Hills Bar Associations, and is admitted to practice in California state and federal courts.
As a trusted advisor, LeClairRyan provides business counsel and client representation in corporate law and litigation. In this role, the firm applies its knowledge, insight and skill to help clients achieve their business objectives while managing and minimizing their legal risks, difficulties and expenses. With offices in California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C., the firm has approximately 350 attorneys representing a wide variety of clients throughout the nation. For more information about LeClairRyan, visit http://www.leclairryan.com.