Founded in Miami & based out of Orlando, Stahler Sports & Entertainment Law LLC (SSEL) represents sports, entertainment, & business clientele offering various legal services, including:
- contract negotiations, drafting, & review;
- business entity formations & maintenance;
- trademarks & copyrights;
- name, image, & likeness (NIL);
- business/civil litigation; &
- circuit civil mediation.
Jonathan M. Stahler, Esq. is a Florida licensed attorney in both state & federal courts based in Orlando, is a Florida Supreme Court circuit civil mediator, & is the founder, president, & managing attorney of Stahler Sports & Entertainment Law. 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 and NBA 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 and having been a former NBPA Certified Agent, 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 speaker discussing issues in both sports & entertainment law & business at Syracuse University College of Law, Florida International University College of Law, University of Miami School of Law, Florida State University, George Washington University, & University of Central Florida. 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
, & a board member of the Syracuse University Emerging Leaders Council
, & Florida Sports Business & Leadership Association
SSEL is the shield for players & entertainers serving their legal & business needs.