Sports & Outdoor Recreation Law Attorney
|The legal system can be as chaotic as a whitewater river. You need a recreation law or sports law attorney who knows their way to help you navigate safely through legal rapids related to the outdoor industry or your particulae business. Longman & Van Grack’s sports & outdoor recreation attorneys have assisted outdoor industry and recreation-based clients in a vast array of sports and outdoor recreation issues (from lawsuits to liability waivers to contract review), and our firm is composed of recreation lawyers who share a passion for sports and the outdoors. In fact, Longman & Van Grack is a member of the Outdoor Industry Association and our Sports & Outdoor Recreation Practice has been featured in Attorney at Law Magazine which called our practice an “asset” to the outdoor industry.
Whether you are an adventure company, summer camp, sports entity, product manufacturer, outdoor sports school, athlete, adventure race organizer, outdoor industry company, or recreation nonprofit, our outdoors lawyers can help you. In fact, the advice from our recreation attorneys on recreation law issues (such as waivers, releases, insurance, and expert testimony) has been featured in such national publications as Canoe & Kayak Magazine, Outside Magazine, Box Pro Magazine, Canoe Cruisers Magazine, and Texas Sports Safety.
Attorneys at Longman & Van Grack have assisted whitewater companies, summer camps, tour companies, outfitters, outdoor retailers, outdoor resource entities, gear manufacturers, adventure races, pool operators, Olympic sport governing bodies, outdoor industry companies, and U.S. Olympic athletes. We represent a diverse range of enterprises, from new ventures to well-established companies. No matter the legal problem related to your business, we can help you with industry insights, sound business counsel, and legal assistance. We assist companies, nonprofits, and individuals around the country — including Maryland; Washington, DC; New York; Massachusetts; California; Virginia; and Wyoming. Our recreation and sports attorneys have worked with companies involved in whitewater kayaking, sea kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, adventure racing, adventure camps, skiing, snow boarding, cycling, sailing, trail running, outdoors gear, gymnastics, and swimming.
Our sports & outdoor recreation attorneys can not only assist you with an understanding of the unique operations of outdoors or adventure based business, but our lawyers have the expertise in many specific legal areas that sports and outdoor recreation entities/athletes need assistance. These legal areas include the following practice areas:
Our recreation lawyers are experts in litigation, liability, risk management, business law, water law, tax law, personal injury litigation, waivers, and environmental law, and our attorneys have assisted many outdoor industry clients on these issues. Box Pro Magazine, in fact, has specifically shared our advice regarding liability waivers and releases for recreation businesses. Additionally, Longman & Van Grack regularly sponsors outdoor recreation events such as the Canoe Slalom World Championships, the Outdoor Industry Association Capitol Summit, the Great Falls Race, and the Potomac River Festival.
|Our attorneys have also represented many individual United States Olympic and world-class athletes regarding litigation disputes, contract drafting and negotiation, liability concerns, and sports marketing issues. In fact, our firm’s recreation lawyers have been the chair of a United States Olympic Center of Excellence, the Unites States’ director for the Olympic sport of Canoe Slalom, and on boards of directors related to multiple outdoor recreation sports. Specifically, the sports attorneys at Longman & Van Grack have represented world-class athletes in the following sports: canoe slalom, kayak slalom, whitewater racing, speedskating, swimming, gymnastics, football, and basketball.
We would like to help you address any problem related to sports, recreation, outdoor industry, waivers, or your business. Call (301) 291-5027 to set up a meeting with one of our recreation attorneys at one of our offices in Maryland (Rockville or Bethesda), Virginia, or Washington, DC.