in the news
Multiple Outlets Announce Raij’s Arrival at O’MelvenyApril 18, 2017
A number of media outlets, including The American Lawyer, Bloomberg Big Law and Law360, reported that Irwin Raij joined O’Melveny as co-chair of the firm’s sports industry group in New York.
Law360 described Raij as “legal heavy hitter in the sports industry” and “the third New York-based hire this year in O’Melveny’s entertainment, sports and media practice group.”
Raij told the American Lawyer that joining O’Melveny meant that he would be “part of something that has a bit of a broader vision for where we can build out a sports practice.”
Raij has extensive experience advising clients on a wide range of sports business issues, on both the professional and the collegiate levels. He has represented owners and acquirers of professional sports teams, leagues, universities, and state governments.