Sports & Entertainment

Anchored by Murphy Pearson’s Los Angeles office, we’ve represented companies and individuals throughout the entertainment and sports industries, from authors and graphic artists to athletes and entertainers, as well as their heirs and others with continuing interests in the legacies they create. Whether protecting your intellectual property rights or negotiating contracts, we offer sage advice, personal attention, and powerful advocacy.

Our sports industry practice has included advising and assisting professional athletes, college coaches and others with risk management, including litigation involving real estate, employment, and theft and misappropriation of funds by fiduciaries. We have provided counseling on crisis-management and handling of civil and criminal allegations with the federal authorities, including the Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission.

Our Sports & Entertainment Attorneys

News + Events

SEC and DOJ file first ever crypto insider trading cases: A sign of greater regulatory enforcement to come in this Crypto winter?

With the stablecoin meltdown of early May, and the recent collapses of cryptocurrency hedge funds like Three Arrows Capital, there has been increased public and media scrutiny of crypto regulation and a call for protection for investors. Read “SEC and DOJ file first ever crypto insider trading cases: A...


14 Firm Lawyers Selected to the 2022 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

Murphy, Pearson, Bradley & Feeney is pleased to announce that 14 attorneys have been selected to the Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is an annual publication that recognizes the top lawyers in Northern California via a patented multiphase selection process...


Client Alert – SCOTUS Issues Big Decision for California Employers in Viking Cruises case on Arbitration of Employee Claims

By: Senior Counsel I. Hooshie Broomand and Associate Collin Chandler Employers throughout California won a significant battle to protect their interests against the onslaught of cases involving California’s Private Attorney General Act (PAGA”) this week after the United States Supreme Court handed down its opinion in the case of...