Jay Fee is a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough’s Boston office. He concentrates his practice in sports business law. He is chair of the Firm’s Sports Law Group, which serves entities such as colleges and universities, corporations, professional sports franchises, franchise investors and owners, and governmental entities such as sports and convention authorities.
In addition, Jay represents corporations engaging in large sponsorship, licensing, and promotional rights agreements with sports leagues and endorsement agreements with entertainers and athletes that are incorporated within regional, national, and global marketing campaigns.
- Suffolk University Law School, JD, with honors (1986)
- University of Massachusetts Amherst, BA, Psychology, with honors (1977)
Admissions : Massachusetts
- Negotiated NFL Stadium Naming Rights Agreement on behalf of a global automotive client
- Represented a global consumer electronics company, completing negotiations on a multi-year national sponsorship agreement with the National Football League and other sponsorship agreements with thirty NFL franchises and several NFL star players
- Negotiated global licensing agreement on behalf of well known professional golfer with EA Sports
- Counseled clients concerning business and legal considerations relating to agreements with sports properties such as Formula 1 racing teams, NBA China, US Ski Team; professional golf tournament sponsorships
Previous Professional Experience:
- Worked at another Boston firm where he negotiated large mitigation settlements for Boston property owners impacted by the Federal Highway Administration project, known as “Big Dig”
- Worked at Woolf Associates, a sports agency in Boston, as a Director of the Hockey and Golf Divisions
- Negotiated settlements for property owners threatened with eminent domain and the loss of businesses and buildings in New York City related to Columbia University’s campus expansion
- American Bar Association, Business Law Section
- Sports Lawyers Association
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