Jamie Eisenberg Katz is Co-chair of the firm’s Business and Commercial Transactions group and a member of the firm’s Sports Law, Franchise, Facilities, Media Rights and Gaming practice, bringing broad transactional legal experience to Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC’s clients. She has represented a diverse client base handling legal matters involving corporate, contract and transactional law; sports law; commercial real estate acquisitions, sales and leases; and civil arbitration.
Ms. Katz has represented businesses and its owners across various industries on life-cycle issues, from the entity formation stage, navigation of operational arrangements and contracts during its growth, as well as owner “divorces.” She has also advised numerous start-up technology companies on corporate, contract and technology matters.
As counsel to a major sports franchise and other sports and entertainment related enterprises, Jamie Eisenberg Katz has handled transactional and contractual legal matters affecting all aspects of the sports and entertainment industry, such as:
- League compliance and team operational matters
- Advertising and Media – radio and telecast broadcasting agreements; advertising and sponsorship agreements
- Real Estate/Venue Management – stadium leases, stadium development, and commercial leases; concession agreements; event and facility agreements; vendor contracts; ticketing agreements;
- Commercial financing arrangements
- Intellectual Property – licensing agreements, trademark matters
- Employment and talent agreements
Ms. Katz has represented a regional skilled nursing and rehabilitation company in the acquisition of more than a dozen skilled nursing facilities in the Mid-Atlantic region, as well as its acquisition financing and refinancing arrangements.
For more than a decade, Ms. Katz has been counsel to a consortium of rental car companies operating at the Consolidated Rental Car Facility located at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT EACH CASE IS DIFFERENT AND THE PAST RECORD IS NO ASSURANCE OF FAVORABLE RESULTS IN ANY FUTURE CASE.
Publications and Presentations
“Amusement Tax Not So Amusing To Restaurant Industry”, co-authored with Laurence Levitan, Esq., The Maryland Bar Journal Volume XXXVII, Number 3 (May/June 2004)
- Maryland (1994)
- Washington, D.C. (1997)
- New York (2002)
- U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (1995)
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (1997)
Jamie Eisenberg Katz is a graduate of the University of Maryland Law School and a summa cum laude graduate of Queens College, City University of New York. After law school, Ms. Katz served as a law clerk to The Honorable J. William Hinkel, Circuit Court for Baltimore County, Maryland.