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Sports Business Daily Notes O’Melveny’s Role in ATL Braves Practice Facility Development DealSeptember 20, 2017
Sports Business Daily noted O’Melveny’s role advising the West Villages Improvement District on the negotiation of an agreement for the development of a spring training complex for the Atlanta Braves in Sarasota, Florida. According to the article, published September 20, 2017, the US$100 million project will include an 8,000-seat ballpark with six full-sized practice fields.
The article notes that O’Melveny’s New York-based team was led by partner Irwin Raij, who serves as co-chair of the firm’s Sports Industry Group. The team also included partner Dan Cantor, who focuses on commercial litigation; counsel Alexander Chester, who advises on sports industry deals; and transactions associate Daryl Steiger.