Savoy Magazine Names Jared Bartie One of the Most Influential Black Lawyers in America

June 28, 2018


NEW YORK—JUNE 28, 2018—O’Melveny partner Jared F. Bartie has been named one of 2018’s “Most Influential Black Lawyers” in America by Savoy Magazine.

The prestigious list, which features top partners from leading national law firms and corporate counsel from Fortune 1000 companies, comprises what the magazine calls “an influential cross section of legal professionals representing a diverse range of expertise with national and global responsibilities.”

Bartie, a partner in O’Melveny’s Entertainment, Sports & Media Practice, is a nationally recognized sports attorney. His career uniquely encompasses both legal and business professional sports and entertainment experience. He represents domestic and international clients on high profile matters, including professional sports team investments, stadium and arena transactions, prominent facility naming rights and sponsorship deals, and complex media rights agreements.

Bartie has also been at the vanguard of attorneys advising clients within the burgeoning eSports industry. Within eSports, he has represented domestic and international clients on team investments, entry and participation negotiations into top eSports leagues, team financings, corporate sponsorships, player contract negotiations, and arena development matters.

Bartie’s experience includes serving as general counsel to the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats. He was also a senior executive in the NBA’s team marketing and business operations group.

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The following press release was issued by Savoy Magazine:

Savoy Magazine Announces the 2018 Most Influential Black Lawyers

Savoy Magazine releases their Summer issue featuring the 2018 Most Influential Black Lawyers. This comprehensive list features the top partners from leading national law firms and corporate counsel from Fortune 1000 companies.

ATLANTA (PRWEB) June 27, 2018

With the release of their Summer Issue, Savoy announces their 2018 Most Influential Black Lawyers featured list. The full listing is comprised of the “best of the best” of Black lawyers that are partners within leading national law firms, corporate and general counsel from Fortune 1000 corporations. As diversity and inclusion for legal professionals continues to grow, Savoy’s listing of “top lawyers” emerges with an influential cross section of legal professionals representing a diverse range of expertise with national and global responsibilities.

“We’re honored to assemble the most powerful and impactful listing of lawyers working in corporate counsel & major law firms in the Summer issue of Savoy,” said L.P. Green, II, Publisher, Savoy magazine. “African American men and women in the legal profession continue to reach new heights of achievement and we endeavor to spotlight their success through our coverage of their work through the magazine. We congratulate and salute those selected in the 2018 Most Influential Black Lawyers listing.”

This issue focuses on the top lawyers, showcasing visionaries, leaders and advocates – including partners and counsel – within the legal profession who are widely recognized for their professionalism, protection of rights and community service. The expansive new issue of Savoy features a cover story on Eric H. Holder, Jr., former US Attorney General and Partner with Covington & Burling LLP.

Savoy’s Summer 2018 issue is now available for purchase on and will be available at Barnes & Noble bookstores nationwide on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. The full listing of the 2018 Most Influential Black Lawyers is available to view online at

About Savoy magazine

Savoy Magazine is a national publication covering the power, substance and style of African American lifestyle. From entertainment to sports, business to politics, design to style, Savoy is a cultural catalyst for the African-American community that showcases and drives positive dialogue on and about Black culture. Savoy is published quarterly and distributed via subscriptions and newsstands worldwide.