Dow Lohnes Sports & Entertainment's 2013 NFL Draft Class Finishes Strong

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The firm concludes another successful NFL Draft weekend.

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We want our clients to learn what it means to be a professional and that they're no different than corporate executives.

Washington, D.C. based sports management firm, Dow Lohnes Sports & Entertainment proudly announced the signing of their entire 2013 draft class. The firm represents a distinguished group of more than 30 NFL players including Pro Bowlers Maurice Jones-Drew (Jaguars), Matt Forte (Bears) and Antoine Bethea (Colts).

President Adisa Bakari aims to provide clients with a comprehensive representation model that ensures long-term success in business and life, during and after their professional careers. “We want our clients to learn what it means to be a professional and that they're no different than corporate executives,” states Bakari. “The fact that they play football does not make them less of a business person than a traditional executive and it's important to understand what that entails.”

Dow Lohnes Sports & Entertainment was established in 2003 as a division within Dow Lohnes PLLC, making it the only major law firm in the country with a significant NFL agent practice.

2013 NFL Draft Class Signings
Le’Veon Bell (Michigan State University) – Pittsburgh Steelers
Duke Williams (University of Nevada) – Buffalo Bills
Sean Porter (Texas A&M) – Cincinnati Bengals
Brandon McGee (University of Miami) – St. Louis Rams
Aaron Mellette (Elon University) – Baltimore Ravens
Keith Pough (Howard University) – Buffalo Bills
Tyrone Goard (Eastern Kentucky University) – Cincinnati Bengals

About Dow Lohnes Sports & Entertainment: Dow Lohnes Sports & Entertainment evolved as a natural adjunct to the general legal services that Dow Lohnes, one of the top business law firms in the United States, has been providing to high net worth individual and corporate clients since 1918. The Sports Law division provides professional athletes with a full complement of legal and business services.

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