Hackney Publications introduced at this time that its readers have recognized Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC as one in all a handful of legislation companies which can be leaders within the sports activities legislation subject in its third annual roster of “100 Regulation Corporations with Sports activities Regulation Practices You Must Know About.”
The agency was additionally acknowledged for a number of specialty areas through which the agency’s apply excels.
The portal serves as a useful resource for these within the sports activities trade who want counsel with expertise in sports activities legislation. Hackney Publications depends on readers, professors, and different trade consultants in creating the record.
RWL’s Sports activities Regulation, Gaming and Services apply group is led by the agency’s Managing Associate, Alan M. Rifkin. Alan is a well-recognized sports activities legislation, business and enterprise legal professional who has represented many nationwide and worldwide companies and establishments for over three a long time. He’s nationally acknowledged for his expertise in sports activities, media rights and gaming legislation; as such, he has usually been requested to coach his friends on the evolving authorized points on this subject and can be an Adjunct Professor in “Sports activities and the Regulation” on the College of Maryland Carey Faculty of Regulation.
RWL has offered companies and counsel to the Maryland Jockey Membership, the Preakness® Stakes, Ripken Baseball, Tufton Skilled Baseball, Baltimore Orioles and Mid-Atlantic Sports activities Community® within the areas of:
- Skilled sports activities affiliation governance legislation
- Media rights
- Sports activities broadcasting networks
- Sports activities amenities
- Sports activities-related transactions
- ADA accessibility
- Services safety legislation
- Sports activities entity financing
- Trademark and copyright safety
“Corporations like Rifkin Weiner Livingston stand out within the subject, and are accountable for creating and sustaining an environment friendly sports activities trade that delivers the very best product to a whole lot of hundreds of thousands of followers around the globe in a cost-efficient method,” mentioned Holt Hackney, the founding father of Hackney Publications, which has been publishing sports activities legislation periodicals for greater than 20 years.
Notable representations embody:
- Led a negotiating group for the Maryland Jockey Membership, The Stronach Group and the Preakness Stakes® for a multi-million public/non-public partnership for the rebuilding of Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park
- Represented the Baltimore Orioles in negotiations with Main League Baseball regarding compensation for the Orioles in reference to the relocation of the Washington Nationals to Washington, D.C., together with the formation and improvement of the Mid-Atlantic Sport Community
- Represented the Baltimore Orioles in a pay tv rights and contract dispute with Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic
- Negotiated the Baltimore Orioles’ spring coaching amenities lease with Sarasota County, Florida
- Suggested and represented Governor of Maryland and administration (earlier than Maryland Normal Meeting and businesses) with respect to approval and funding for Oriole Park at Camden Yards
- Represents the Maryland Jockey Membership, house owners of the Preakness® Stakes and Pimlico Racecourse in all kinds of economic, regulatory and litigation issues
Holt Hackney, the founder and writer of Hackney Publications, echoed these sentiments, noting that the agency has achieved this designation in all three years that Hackney has printed the record.