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Loeb & Loeb Helps Bring NHL Hockey to Las Vegas

Loeb & Loeb LLP is pleased to have served as legal counsel to Bill Foley and Black Knight Sports and Entertainment, in securing a new National Hockey League expansion franchise in Las Vegas. 
The new team will be the League’s 31st and is expected to begin play in the 2017-18 season. The team will play in the state-of-the-art T-Mobile Arena, which opened just off the Las Vegas strip in April through a joint venture between AEG and MGM Resorts International.  
To view the NHL’s press release, click here.
“We’re thrilled that Loeb was able to bring our interdisciplinary practice strengths together to help this group successfully bring NHL hockey to Vegas,” said Loeb & Loeb partner Scott Zolke, lead partner in Loeb & Loeb’s Sports Practice. “The establishment of the first major professional sports franchise in the Vegas market is a major achievement for the League and the community, as well as a great opportunity for our clients who have believed in this market from the beginning.”
The Loeb & Loeb team was led by sports and entertainment partner Scott Zolke and included corporate partner Allan Duboff and real estate partner Raymond Sanseverino.
Loeb & Loeb’s Sports Practice brings together an interdisciplinary team of attorneys and professionals to address the full range of complex legal issues facing the sports business today. Our team consists of transactional, finance, media, technology, intellectual property, real estate, litigation and employment attorneys who create a diverse and dynamic service platform. The firm serves clients touching every facet of the sports business, including professional sports teams, athletes, owners/investors, leagues, corporate sponsors, sports marketing agencies, managers, agents, broadcasters, media and sporting goods manufacturers, among others.