NEW YORK, June 8, 2022 – Proskauer, a leading international law firm, announced today that it represented the Patrick D. Bowlen Trust and related entities in the sale of the Denver Broncos to the Walton-Penner family. The deal is subject to approval by the National Football League and is expected to close later this year.
The Proskauer team is led by Sports Group co-chair (and former Firm Chair) Joe Leccese and partners Jason Krochak, Christopher Ahn, and Jon Oram, senior counsel Christine Lazatin, and associates Arthur Burke, Sean Wildes, Theresa Smith, Lukas Mansour, Alon Elhanan and Nicholas Urban (Sports); partner Amanda Nussbaum, senior counsel Abraham Gutwein and associate Bowon Koh (Tax); partner Justin Alex and associate Erik Hays (Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation); partner John Failla (Insurance); partners Ryan Blaney and Wai Choy (Intellectual Property/Privacy); senior counsel Aliza Cinamon (Environmental); and senior counsel John Ingrassia (Antitrust).
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For more than 55 years, Proskauer has represented the world’s premier sports organizations in their most critical and complex matters. Our lawyers play a pivotal role in the transactions, negotiations and litigations that are at the leading edge of the business of sports. We have advised on numerous NFL team ownership transfers, including the sale of the Carolina Panthers to David Tepper and the sale of the Buffalo Bills to the Pegula family.