Based out of Miami, FL, Stahler Sports & Entertainment Law (SSEL) represents sports, entertainment, & business clientele offering various legal services, including:
- contract negotiations, drafting, & review;
- business entity formations & maintenance;
- trademarks & copyrights; &
- general civil litigation.
SSEL strives to seek alternative dispute resolutions through private negotiations, mediation, & arbitration first & foremost for its clients in order to achieve positive & efficient results.
Jonathan M. Stahler, Esq. is a Florida licensed attorney in both state & federal courts based in Miami, FL, & is the founder, president, & managing attorney of Stahler Sports & Entertainment Law, PA. He brings extensive knowledge, passion, & experience working in sports, entertainment, & the law. His experiences working for both SAG-AFTRA along with the California Innocence Project, & serving NFL, NBA, & MLB players as well as the wrongfully convicted have helped increase his ability to communicate effectively & to adapt to working with anyone. Since getting into the representation business at age 21, he continues to protect athletes, entertainers, & their families, both now & for their futures.
He has been published in the Arizona State University Sports & Entertainment Law Journal, Spring 2014 edition
, as well as the American Bar Association “Entertainment & Sports Lawyer”, Winter 2021 edition
writing about college athletes, compensation, & equal rights. He has served as a panelist & guest lecturer discussing issues in both sports & entertainment law & business at Syracuse University College of Law, Florida International University College of Law, Syracuse University, Florida State University, University of Miami, & George Washington University. He also now serves as an adjunct professor of sports law at Concordia University, St. Paul
. Jonathan is originally born and raised in Harrisburg, PA, & a graduate of Syracuse University
& the David B. Falk Center for Sport Management
where he received a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management, with honors. He received his Juris Doctor & Certificate for Sports Law and Policy from Thomas Jefferson School of Law
. Jonathan is a member of the Florida Bar
, American Bar Association, Sports Lawyers Association
, Sports & Recreation Law Association
, & a board member of the Florida Sports Business & Leadership Association
SSEL is the shield for players & entertainers serving their legal & business needs.