Equine Law is an industry niche in a multifaceted practice of law that has its own language, customs, and norms. Greenberg Traurig’s attorneys “speak the language” of the equine world and have an in-depth knowledge of the industry. Our attorneys utilize this knowledge, their industry relationships, and understanding of the legal issues facing the equine world to help the firm’s clients thrive in a wide range of equine-related matters.
Greenberg Traurig's attorneys are experienced working on legal issues related to major geographic equine centers in Kentucky, Florida, Texas, California, the Middle Atlantic, and Europe. We represent clients including owners, riders, trainers, vendors, and organizations in the polo, show jumping, and Thoroughbred and Standardbred racing and breeding spaces. Through our multifaceted approach and global reach, Greenberg Traurig’s attorneys skillfully handle equine-related litigation and transactional matters that affect the day-to-day operations and livelihoods of entities and individuals in the equine world, such as real estate, labor and employment, general corporate and contractual matters, tax and estate planning, intellectual property and branding issues, and government law and policies.
Major Areas of Focus:
- Real Estate transactions
- Contracts, Partnerships, and LLCs
- Labor and Employment
- Tax Planning and Estate Planning
- Government Law and Policy
- Intellectual Property and Branding