Frank Saviano, a corporate sports law associate at Proskauer, has been named to Leaders in Sport’s 2017 “Leaders Under 40” list of the top sports executives globally under the age of 40. Honorees were recognized for being “the most inspirational, innovative and talented leaders in sport” and will be honored at the annual Leaders Under 40 Awards Dinner in October.
“Frank is the most talented person under the age of 40 working on the legal side of sports, and he has established himself as one of the industry’s most influential attorneys regardless of age,” said Proskauer chairman Joe Leccese. “He has become a go-to lawyer for the media rights deals that are powering the enormous growth in values of all sports properties. We congratulate him on this well-deserved recognition.”
Frank is being recognized in the Legal & Governance category, which honors sports executives under the age of 40 who provide “best in class advice on challenging legal matters” and “strategic advice and counsel beyond the traditional legal requirements of work.”
For more than 50 years, Proskauer has advised the world’s leading sports organizations on their most critical and complex matters. Attorneys in the Firm’s Sports Law Group play a pivotal role in the transactions, negotiations and litigations that transform the business of sports.