Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Renowned Sports Law Attorney Travis Leach Joins the Phoenix Office of Jennings, Strouss & Salmon

PHOENIX, Ariz. (January 18, 2012) – Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC, a leading Phoenix-based law firm, is pleased to announce that Travis J. Leach has joined the firm as a Member in the Phoenix office.

“Travis is a talented attorney with extensive experience in the areas of securities, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance,” states Richard Lieberman, Chair of the firm’s corporate, securities and finance department. “As a certified contract advisor by the NFL, he also brings a substantial professional sports practice, which will enhance the firm’s growing sports and entertainment group.”

Leach will focus his practice in the area of securities, including public offerings, private placements, corporate governance matters (including Sarbanes-Oxley compliance), SEC reporting obligations, and mergers and acquisitions. He will also help lead the firm's Sports and Entertainment practice. As such, he will counsel professional athletes, coaches and ownership groups in contract and licensing negotiations and a variety of other individual and collaborative business ventures. His experience supplements the firm’s ability to advise professional athletes and entertainers in all their personal and business legal matters.

“It is an honor to join such a dynamic team of attorneys and I look forward to helping the firm grow its footprint in the sports industry,” said Leach. “Jennings Strouss is a firm with creative and talented attorneys who have solid reputations for delivering great client service; characteristics that provide positive synergies with clients in the sports and entertainment industry.”

Leach is certified as a Contract Advisor by the National Football League Players’ Association and the Canadian Football Players’ Association. He earned a J.D. from University of Miami Law School and a B.S. from Arizona State University.
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