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Brandon Leopoldus

I protect the interests of athletes so clients can live home run lives. My business is the general counsel to athletes and athletic entrepreneurs who entertain us with unique athletic and artistic abilities. We work with our clients' teams of agents, managers, accountants, and other professionals to craft unique legal strategies to safeguard client’s assets and interests. We develop the best legal game plan for our clients while keeping their information in confidence, with respect, and confidentially.

Crisis Management Strategies for Your Pro Athlete Client

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False accusations can destroy an athlete’s career. Often, claims will be made by people who may know an athlete and have had a falling out with them or someone who […]

What’s in a Name? Beware of Your Client’s Name Being Used Without Permission

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Numerous people want to work with (or claim they work with or know) professional athletes. You may see the names of athletes and their pictures on websites and promotional materials […]

Why Filing an LLC for Your Pro Athlete Client is a Must

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To quote the poet Jay-Z, “I am a business, man!” This should be the saying for any professional or Olympic athlete. Filing an LLC, or incorporation documents for an athlete […]

How to Avoid Social Media Landmines with Your Pro Athlete Client

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Social media can be an athlete’s best friend or worst enemy. The difference depends on how your athlete client uses his/her social media accounts. It is important for lawyers working […]

Home Security Considerations for Your Pro Athlete Client on Game Day

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What should a professional athlete do to protect his/her home on game day? The answer is more nuanced than most lawyers imagine. The game schedule for professional athletes is posted […]

Ballers: The Reality and <br>Fiction Behind HBO’s Breakout Show

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Every few years, athlete representation appears in scripted television and film. Jerry Maguire, Arli$$, and other notable shows have tried to show the life of working with athlete clients. The […]

Crisis Management 101 For Your Pro Athlete Client

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On average, athletes get arrested less often than the rest of the population but the public can be unforgiving of a player who runs afoul of the law or whose […]

The Importance of A Life Game Plan <br>For Your Athlete Clients

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Being realistic with clients is a vital quality for successful attorneys. This should be routine for attorneys working with any type of client, but many athlete attorneys turn into ego […]

How to Structure Morality Clauses <br>For Your Pro Athlete Clients

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Josh Hamilton. Adrian Peterson. Ray Rice. Hope Solo. Lance Armstrong. Michael Vick. Tiger Woods. The list of athletes in controversy off the field is a constant reminder of the modern […]

Is Legalized Sports Gambling a Slam Dunk?

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Banned for life. For those who work in and follow sports, these words project images of the 1919 White Sox (the “Black Sox”) and Pete Rose. Each banned for being […]

How to Avoid Unforced Errors With Your Athletic Client’s Sports Camp

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Today, there is a proliferation of sports camps and clinics in our country. In every sport, there are a multitude of choices of these events with varying promises and benefits […]

Moneyball: How to Best Represent Pro Athletes

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A professional athlete just walked through your door to retain you as his/her attorney and you are excited because the athlete plays for your favorite team. If you are not careful, […]