Willkie Adds Former Chair of O’Melveny’s Sports Industry Group, Jared Bartie, in New York

Jared Bartie, a former co-chair of O’Melveny’s sports industry group has joined Willkie Farr in their New York City office and will serve as Chair of their sports practice. Jared, who has more than 25 years of experience working in the entertainment and sports sector, counsels clients on a wide range of transactions including investments in professional sports teams, stadium and arena deals and media right arrangements. His clients have included the Portland Trail Blazers, Utah Jazz, Brooklyn Nets, Detroit Pistons, Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings, Under Armour, Legends, Pac-12 Conference, USA Track & Field, USA Volleyball, Washington Convention and Sports Authority and City of Atlanta and Fulton County Recreation Authority. He has been widely regarded as one of the top sports and entertainment lawyers in the country.