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The Law Offices of Howard L. Jacobs

About Howard L. Jacobs

I have been identified by the Los Angeles Times and other national publications as one of the leading sports lawyers in the United States. I am an athlete's lawyer and not a sports agent. My law practice focuses on the representation of athletes in all types of disputes, with a particular focus on the defense of athletes charged with doping offenses. I have represented professional athletes, Olympic athletes and amateur athletes in disputes involving doping, endorsements, unauthorized use of name and likeness, salary issues, team selection issues, and other matters. I am one of only a handful of lawyers (and the only solo practitioner listed) in the Chambers Guide listing of the best United States lawyers for athletic disputes.  In addition to my law practice, I am an Adjunct Professor at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles, where I am teaching sports law.

As an athlete advocate, I seek to provide a voice for athletes and others in all types of disputes and am at the forefront of many cutting edge legal issues that affect athletes, winning cases that have set precedents and established better and more fair practices. Because of this, I am a sought after expert on sports law issues. I am regularly quoted in major newspapers and sports magazines and have appeared on national and international television shows.

I graduated from Florida State University and William and Mary Law School. I ran cross country and track & field for Florida State University and competed as a professional triathlete during law school. I currently reside in Southern California with my wife, two children, two running dogs and a garage full of bicycles.

For more information, please click here to read this September 19, 2006 USA Today profile.

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