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Daniel Werly

Daniel Werly

Attorney at Law

Licensed in
Georgetown University Law Center
Daniel Werly is a Founding Partner of Sievert Werly. He handles litigation, contract drafting/negotiation, and just about any other issue that comes up for sports industry clients and businesses. He is a nationally recognized sports legal expert that has been quoted in ESPN, Fox Business, USA Today, The New York Post, Bleacher Report, MSNBC, and others.

Prior to founding Sievert Werly, Daniel worked at two Am Law 100 law firms in Chicago, most recently as a member of the sports industry team at Foley & Lardner LLP. In that capacity, he represented a wide variety of corporate clients including professional sports teams, leagues, and
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Sievert Werly LLC


Feb 2017 - Present

• Recently launched law firm dedicated to serving clients in the sports and entertainment industries.
• Drafts, reviews, and negotiates sponsorship, licensing, contractor, and numerous other commercial agreements for the Tennessee Titans and other sports industry clients.

Feb 2017 - Present

Foley & Lardner


Mar 2012 - Dec 2015

• Member of the top nationally ranked Sports Industry Team.
• Represented professional sports teams, leagues, and companies in a wide variety of day-to-day legal matters, including the drafting, review and negotiation of various commercial agreements.
• Represented sports entities in all phases of commercial disputes, ranging from pre-litigation dispute resolution, litigation or arbitration of co

Mar 2012 - Dec 2015

Drinker Biddle


Sep 2009 - Mar 2012

• Successfully negotiated settlement for a contentious lease dispute between a former NBA all-star and real estate management company.
• Argued motions in front of the District, State and Immigration courts.
• Participated in trial fact and strategy preparation, including taking numerous discovery and expert depositions, drafting jury instructions, drafting and arguing motions in limine.

Sep 2009 - Mar 2012

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