By Alfredo Bustamante, 2L, CSLP Fellow
Jeremy M. Evans is the Chief Entrepreneur Officer (CEO), Founder & Managing Attorney at California Sports Lawyer®, representing entertainment, media, and sports clientele. Evans is an award-winning attorney and industry leader based in Los Angeles.
His clients range from Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurs, athletes, entertainers, models, directors, television showrunners and film producers, studios, writers, individuals and businesses in contractual, intellectual property, formation, production, distribution, negotiation, and dealmaking matters. Evans is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with an Emphasis in American Politics (BA '05), Thomas Jefferson School of Law with a Juris Doctor (JD '11), Pepperdine University Rick J. Caruso School of Law with a Master of Laws in Entertainment, Media, and Sports Law (LLM '18), and Pepperdine University George L. Graziadio School of Business and Management with a Master of Business Administration in Entertainment, Media, and Sports Management (MBA '20).
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, advising judicial officers in civil and criminal law and motion matters. Prior to law school, he worked as the associate director for corporate finance at Quinn Emanuel Uquhart & Sullivan LLP. He has also worked as a legislative aide and field representative in the California State Legislature and continues to work on local and national campaigns.
Feel free to contact Jeremy Evans, at California Sports Lawyer®, on his website: CSLlegal.com.