Mintz Adds Leading Sports and Entertainment Lawyer to Litigation Practice
Anthony Mulrain Joins as a Member in New York
New York, NY – Mintz, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. continues to enhance its nationally recognized Litigation and Sports Law Practices with the addition of Anthony Mulrain, who, in addition to representing publicly and privately held companies, also represents a number of high profile athletes and entertainers in litigation and arbitration matters. He will serve as a Member in New York.
Mr. Mulrain joins Mintz from Gordon & Rees, where he served as the founding and managing partner of the firm’s Atlanta office, and chair of its national Sports, Media & Entertainment Law Practice. He also was a member of the Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property Practices. Earlier in his career, Mr. Mulrain was an associate at Mintz.
“Tony’s national reputation as both a legal and business advisor to some of the top athletes is a great fit for our growing sports law practice and further enhances our ability to provide a full array of services to our clients in that space,” said Bob Bodian, Managing Member of Mintz. “It is very exciting to have Tony back with us, and he re-joins the firm as we are about to conclude our second consecutive record-breaking year on all metrics.”
Mr. Mulrain’s practice includes representing numerous NBA, NFL, and MLB players, including at least one overall number one draft pick in all three major team sports. He represents his clients in a range of legal and business matters, including NCAA regulatory compliance; business formation; endorsement contracts; entertainment project finance and production; intellectual property; and legal agreements regarding acting, producing, merchandizing, employment, athletics, advertising, marketing, motion pictures and endorsements. His litigation work is highly focused on such matters as commercial, first amendment, defamation, libel, slander, right to privacy and trademark infringement, among others.
Mr. Mulrain has been named “One of the 100 Most Influential People in Entertainment” by Rolling Out; “Top 40 Under 40” by The Network Journal; and “Who’s Who Legal: Sports & Entertainment.