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Paul J. Greene, the Founder of Global Sports Advocates, is recognized as one of the world’s leading sports lawyers.  Paul has handled sports law matters around the world, including numerous hearings before the International Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland (known as the “Supreme Court for Sports Law”).


He has represented athletes from more than 50 countries and more than 50 different sports, even representing an Olympic gold medal-winning horse. International sports lawyer Paul Greene has also successfully represented multiple sports federations and national Olympic committees in governance matters.


While Paul is considered a top sports lawyer in the field, he is also a well-known speaker and author in the area of sports law both nationally and internationally and a professor of sports law.  He has taught “Law and Sports” at the University of Maine School of Law and as a member of the faculty at the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía’s (ISDE) International and Comparative Sports Law LLM Program in Madrid, Spain, and New York City.


Paul has also taught “Legal Ethics” and guest lectured at many law schools and universities.


He is an Editorial Board member of leading sports law publications LawinSport, and Football Legal and a longtime member of the Sports Lawyers Association.


Paul is a member of RexSport, an international association of sports lawyers.

Paul is a member of the Immigration Legal Advocacy Project, a group committed to protecting the rights of immigrants by providing pro bono representation in asylum matters. He is admitted to practice in the States of Maine, Massachusetts, New York, and the District of Colorado.


Before becoing an International sports lawyer, Paul attended the University of Maine School of Law where he graduated cum laude, served as managing editor of Maine Law Review, and interned for the Honorable Kermit Lipez, United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.  He earned a master’s degree in communications from Syracuse University and his undergraduate degree from Brandeis University, where he captained the cross country and track teams.



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Paul J. Greene - America's Top 50 Lawyer - Sports & Entertainment Law - Maine

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