Sports & Entertainment Law
Baratta, Baratta & Aidala counsels professional athletes, entertainers, sports associations, athletic vendors, sports personnel and managers, musicians, artists, media personalities, filmmakers, and others in the sports and entertainment business. We help our clients make sound business and legal decisions that minimize exposure, protect their marketability, and facilitate their future successes. We draw from a cross-section of areas including litigation, commercial transactions and finance, securities, employment, real estate, intellectual property, tax, estate planning and wealth management.
Baratta, Baratta & Aidala advises athletes, coaches, and entertainers on legal issues with the goal of helping to protect their valuable tangible and intangible assets now and in the future. We help to guide wise decision-making discreetly and confidentially by utilizing our experience in the issues facing high-net worth individuals, such as agent agreements, contract negotiations, licensing, estate planning, federal/state/multi-state tax, family law/pre-nuptial/post-nuptial, private equity investing, immigration, endorsement agreements, charitable foundations, workers comp/personal injury litigation and salary arbitration. Specifically, our work includes representation of NBA players, NFL players, television personalities, coaches, filmmakers, musicians, and authors.
Our protection of high-profile individuals and organizations continues into the intellectual property arena, whereby we handle copyright and trademark registrations, distribution agreements, and social media counseling.