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Jay W. Fee

Partner

One Post Office Square
30th Floor
Boston, MA 02109
jay.fee@nelsonmullins.com

Jay Fee is a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough's Boston office. He concentrates his practice in sports business law. He is chair of the Firm's Sports Law Group, which serves entities such as colleges and universities, corporations, professional sports franchises, franchise investors and owners, facility owners/operators, sponsors, developers, naming rights holders, regional broadcast...

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Jay Fee is a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough's Boston office. He concentrates his practice in sports business law. He is chair of the Firm's Sports Law Group, which serves entities such as colleges and universities, corporations, professional sports franchises, franchise investors and owners, facility owners/operators, sponsors, developers, naming rights holders, regional broadcast networks, media rights holders, sports executives, and governmental entities such as sports and convention authorities. In addition, Jay represents corporations engaging in large sponsorship, licensing, and promotional rights agreements with sports leagues and endorsement agreements with entertainers and athletes that are incorporated within regional, national, and global marketing campaigns.

networks, media rights holders, sports executives, and governmental entities such as sports and convention authorities. In addition, Jay represents corporations engaging in large sponsorship, licensing, and promotional rights agreements with sports leagues and endorsement agreements with entertainers and athletes that are incorporated within regional, national, and global marketing campaigns.

Jay Fee is a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough's Boston office. He concentrates his practice in sports business law. He is chair of the Firm's Sports Law Group, which serves entities such as colleges and universities, corporations, professional sports franchises, franchise investors and owners, facility owners/operators, sponsors, developers, naming rights holders, regional broadcast... networks, media rights holders, sports executives, and governmental entities such as sports and convention authorities. In addition, Jay represents corporations engaging in large sponsorship, licensing, and promotional rights agreements with sports leagues and endorsement agreements with entertainers and athletes that are incorporated within regional, national, and global marketing campaigns.

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Experience

  • Negotiated NFL Stadium Naming Rights Agreement on behalf of a global automotive client
  • Represented a global consumer electronics company, completing negotiations on a multi-year national sponsorship agreement with the National Football League and other sponsorship agreements with thirty NFL franchises and several NFL star players
  • Negotiated promotional rights agreement with the PGA TOUR on behalf of client expanding its marketing through Asia
  • Negotiated global licensing agreement on behalf of well known professional golfer with EA Sports
  • Counseled clients concerning business and legal considerations relating to agreements with sports properties such as Formula 1 racing teams, NBA China, US Ski Team; professional golf tournament sponsorships
  • Represent a major international golf equipment company concerning matters relating to their sponsorship, advertising and marketing activities with professional golfers
  • Negotiated broadcast agreement for the Carrier Classic with NBC Sports Group
  • Counsel clients on proper usage of contests, sweepstakes and social media platforms in connection with corporate advertising, marketing and promotional campaigns
  • Represent and counsel large Universities concerning their Division 1 Athletic Programs
  • Represent a leading North American technology company engaged in youth sports roster management, and on-line registration real time statistical score reporting
  • Advised a new sports league on establishment of a personal conduct policy and a protocol for performance enhancing substance testing and violation sanctions
  • Represent North America's leading software company providing 50/50 raffle system to over 150 professional and collegiate sports stadiums and arenas
  • Negotiation of global ambassadorship and sponsorship agreement on behalf of corporate client with highly ranked professional golfer
  • Advises clients on a variety of legal implications and solutions related to sponsorship and licensing initiatives

Previous Professional Experience

  • Worked at another Boston firm where he negotiated large mitigation settlements for Boston property owners impacted by the Federal Highway Administration project, known as "Big Dig"
  • Worked at Woolf Associates, a sports agency in Boston, as a Director of the Hockey and Golf Divisions
  • Negotiated settlements for property owners threatened with eminent domain and the loss of businesses and buildings in New York City related to Columbia University's campus expansion

Education

  • Suffolk University Law School, JD, with honors (1986)
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst, BA, Psychology, with honors (1977)

Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Practice Areas

Industries

  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Sports Lawyers Association
  • Adjunct professor, Suffolk University Law School, "Sports and the Law" (covering issues such as NCAA eligibility rules and Title IX, Player/Agent relationships; Professional Contracts; Salary Arbitration; Antitrust Law; Collective Bargaining and Labor Law; Media Rights, Sponsorships; and Intellectual Property) 
  • Original Member of Board of Directors of the Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care, Inc., a Boston-based Foundation providing care and support to cancer patients and their families (1995 – 2015)
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