Labor & Employment

Studin Young PC has represented numerous companies as well as executives and key employees in a broad range of labor and employment matters. Our attorneys have vast experience counseling clients in the hiring and firing process, creating and negotiating key employee retention plans and policies, protecting business interests through restrictive covenants (such as non-compete, non-solicitation and confidentiality provisions), and developing stock option programs for both startups and mature businesses.  We have also successfully represented companies in labor and employment litigation, including class action lawsuits.  Lastly, we routinely review employment agreements and related documents on behalf of employers or key employees and executives, both during the hiring phase and pre- or post-termination to analyze parties’ rights and options.

Representative Matters:

  • Drafting, Reviewing and Negotiating Employment Agreements and Restrictive Covenants;
  • Counseling Companies, Executives and Key Employees on Various Labor & Employment Matters;
  • Developing Strategies to Attract and Retain Executives and Key Employees;
  • Labor & Employment Litigation
  • Sports & Entertainment Labor & Employment Issues

Sports & Entertainment Specialty:
Studin Young PC is also an established leader in sports and entertainment law, having represented and advised global media conglomerates (Disney, ESPN, Vivendi), major music labels and numerous sports properties and athletes.

Under the mentorship of premier sports lawyers Jeffrey Kessler and James Quinn, Tamir Young has previously represented the players associations of the NBA, NFL and MLS on numerous litigation and collective bargaining matters as well as individual players in countless player arbitrations.  On his own, Tamir has also drafted and negotiated sponsorship and licensing agreements on behalf of athletes, coaches and various sports properties, and has negotiated numerous individual player contracts on behalf of athletes in several sports. He has also served as a player agent for professional athletes and has guided college athletes through NCAA compliance matters.  Tamir is considered a thought leader in the area of sports law.  He has taught and lectured in various subjects of sports law and has long been an active member of the sports legal community.