McLaughlin & Stern has an active entertainment law practice representing writers, performers, producers and publishers in New York and around the world. The firm handles both business and litigation for its clients with special expertise in intellectual property issues.
The firm also has extensive involvement in sports law. It represents several leading amateur sports organizations in the United States that govern sports on the Olympic calendar with respect to a wide range of matters from corporate sponsorship and marketing agreements to antitrust and doping control–related litigation. The firm has expertise in many areas, including the participation of athletes, coaches and administrators in Olympic and collegiate sports, and was involved in the purchase of a Major League Baseball team under the League rules then in effect.