July 26, 2022
World Athletics, the international governing body for the sport of track & field located in Monaco, retained Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP to serve as U.S. counsel during the World Athletics Championships “Oregon22” held in Eugene, Oregon. Partners Mark Raymond, Jay Fee, and Matt Lane led the team providing counsel and support to World Athletics and Pinsent Masons, a multinational law firm and World Athletics’ official global legal services partner, on a wide array of U.S. legal matters in the lead-up to and throughout the World Athletics Championships.
“It was an honor to work alongside World Athletics and Pinsent Masons to help ensure a smooth and successful championships for our client, its sponsors, and media partners and for the hundreds of athletes competed in the world’s greatest track meet. We are proud to have been selected as part of the World Athletics legal team,” said Fee, who co-chairs Nelson Mullins’ Sports & Entertainment Law Industry Group.
The sport of track & field’s premier bi-annual showcase was held for the first time ever in the United States and was staged at the University of Oregon at the fabled Hayward Field from July 15 to July 24.
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