By Alfredo Bustamante, 2L, CSLP Fellow
On Friday, February 6, 2015, the TJSL Center for Sports Law and Policy (CSLP)...
Jeremy M. Evans is the Founder & Managing Attorney at California Sports Lawyer®, representing entertainment, media, and sports clientele. Evans is an award-winning attorney and community leader based in Los Angeles.
Evans holds a Master of Laws (LL.M) in Entertainment, Media, and Sports Law from Pepperdine University School of Law, a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Political Science with an emphasis in American Politics from the University of California, Los Angeles. His client's range from Fortune 500 companies to athletes, entertainers, models, television and film producers, studios, and media and sports businesses in various contractual, intellectual property, distribution, and negotiation matters.
He is the past Director of the Center for Sports Law & Policy and is the creator of the internationally recognized National Sports Law Negotiation Competition. While in law school, Evans served as the President of the Student Bar Association, Editor-in-Chief of the student newspaper, and competed three times and coached in the Tulane National Baseball Arbitration Competition (NBAC), which won the National Championship in 2012. Evans served as President of the Alumni Association Board of Directors for two-years and was recognized with the "2014 A. Thomas Golden Honorary Alumnus of the Year Award."
Prior to opening California Sports Lawyer®, Evans worked as a Graduate Law Clerk at the Superior Court of California in San Diego, advising Judicial Officers in civil and criminal law and motion matters. Prior to law school, he worked in accounting and finance for the number one business-only litigation firm in the world, Quinn Emanuel Uquhart & Sullivan LLP, in Los Angeles. He also worked as a legislative aide and field representative for California State Senator George Runner, 17th District (retd.), and Senator Runner’s wife, Assemblywoman Sharon Runner, 36th District (retd.). Evans holds a Certificate from the National Institute of Politics as a Certified Political Consultant-Campaign Manager and has assisted with some local and national campaigns.
Feel free to contact Jeremy Evans, at California Sports Lawyer®, on his website: CSLlegal.com.