About Daniel H. Render

Daniel Render represents a wide range of clients in the professional sports and technology industries, including National Basketball Association, National Hockey League, National Football League, Major League Soccer, Major League Baseball, United Soccer League and NBA G-League teams, arenas and stadiums, investors, and sponsors. Daniel counsels clients on a variety of transactional matters, including acquisitions and sales, debt and equity financings, media rights agreements, sponsorship agreements (including naming rights agreements), ticketing agreements, retail merchandising agreements, concessions agreements, and coach and management employment agreements.

Industry knowledge and drive to achieve results

Daniel has represented clients across the professional sports industry, including:

  • Teams, including the Chicago Bulls, Golden State Warriors, Sacramento Kings, Milwaukee Bucks, Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Clippers, Utah Jazz, Baltimore Ravens, New York Islanders, Seattle Kraken, Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, and Philadelphia Union.
  • Arenas and stadiums, including the United Center, Chase Center, Golden 1 Center, Fiserv Forum, Intuit Dome, Barclays Center, M&T Bank Stadium, and Subaru Park.
  • Investors in teams, arenas and stadiums, including investors in the Washington Commanders, Memphis Grizzlies, Charlotte Hornets, Phoenix Suns, Atlanta Hawks, DC United, and Swansea City AFC.

Daniel previously worked in the marketing department for the Chicago White Sox.

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Practice Focus

  • Acquisitions and sales
  • Equity and debt financings
  • Media and sponsorship agreements (including naming rights agreements)
  • Arena/stadium development, lease, financing, joint venture and operation matters
  • Coach and management employment agreements
  • Corporate governance matters, including compliance with, and developments in, professional sports league rules
  • Entrepreneurs, including high-growth companies and family-owned businesses

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