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Dana Hooper’s unique practice focuses on employment law, commercial litigation, and sports matters. In representing businesses in employment litigation and consultation she delivers assistance in a variety of areas, including contract preparation and negotiation, employment handbooks and policies, employee accommodations, wrongful termination, retaliation, discrimination, harassment, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and collective and class action defense. Dana’s commercial litigation experience, in both federal and state court, runs the gamut of representing businesses in disputes, such as contract claims and business torts in numerous industries of varying sizes and types.

In Dana’s sports practice, she works with a variety of clients, including representation of professional athletes, college, professional and youth coaches, executives, teams, youth clubs and organizations, and sports-oriented businesses. Dana provides her clients with support in areas including disputes and issues with teams and leagues, contract drafting, negotiations, endorsement deals, development, legal advice, litigation, and overall counsel. Her personal touch, experience and connections have proven as assets to clients in various sports throughout the world. Dana is also a U.S. Soccer certified agent for professional female and male soccer players and has represented over 50 players.

Concentrations

  • Employment litigation
  • Employment counseling
  • Commercial litigation
  • Sports law

取扱分野

実績紹介

  • Represented undefeated World Champion Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his company, Mayweather Promotions, in a dispute involving Mayweather’s 2015 boxing match against Manny Pacquiao, dubbed The Fight of the Century.
  • Representation of U.S. Women’s Soccer players, male and female professional soccer players, NFL players, NBA players, Olympians, professional coaches, professional sports teams, college players, college coaches, youth clubs, sports-oriented businesses or those doing businesses in the sports context. 
  • Estate of Jackie Robinson and Mrs. Jackie Robinson in litigation.
  • Expansion of professional sports team deals.

受賞歴・所属団体

  • Team Member, U.S. News - Best Lawyers, "Best Law Firms" - Litigation and Labor & Employment, 2021
  • Listed, AZ Business Leaders, Sports, 2019-2020
  • Recipient, Arizona State University’s Allan "Bud" Selig Sports Law and Business Program (SLB), "Faculty of the Year Award," 2020 
  • Listed, Ranking Arizona, “Top 10 Sports and Entertainment Firm in Ranking Arizona: Practice Group Leader," 2018- 2019
  • Recognized, Phoenix Business Journal, "40 Under 40" Class of 2017 
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Southwest Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2012-2016
  • Martindale Hubbell, Rated AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5.0

°AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM and Martindale-Hubbell NotableSM are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies.

  • Professor, Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
    • Allan “Bud” Selig Sports Law and Business Program
  • Member, Law360 Sports & Betting Editorial Advisory Board
  • Executive Director, The ACLclub
  • Board Member, Phoenix Women's Sports Association, Board of Directors
  • Co-Founder, Karen Ringel Memorial Children's Book Club
  • Director of Player Personnel, FC Arizona WPSL
  • Coach, Official Youth Soccer and Basketball
  • Athlete, Soccer and Basketball
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Arizona

学歴・資格・言語

学歴
  • 法務博士, Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, 2004
  • 学士号, Legal Studies, with high honors (cum laude), University of California at Berkeley, 2000
  • 学士号, Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, 2000
弁護士資格
  • Arizona
  • Arizona Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
言語