Cathy represents elite talent athletes in:

  • Crisis Management and Image Restoration
  • Contract negotiations, compliance, disputes and enforcement
  • Intellectual Property
  • Esports and Gaming
  • Product endorsements
  • Licensing
  • Sponsorship
  • Advertising
  • Management
  • Branding
  • Strategic planning

Clients include:

  • NBA All-Star PG
  • NFL Rookie QB
  • Athletes in various professional, amateur and collegiate sports, including SEC football and basketball, ACC football and soccer, MEAC golf and PAC12 basketball.

Cathy’s experience in sports law and marketing started with the NBA and WNBA where she served as Counsel. Cathy drafted the original WNBA formation and structuring agreements and then negotiated agreements for the Women’s Olympic Basketball Dream Team and various marketing, sponsorship, licensing, television, multimedia and advertising agreements for both the NBA and WNBA. Cathy also spearheaded the legal team responsible for securing the 2018 March Madness Final Four, the 2018 NCAA Football Bowl Championship, the 2019 Super Bowl, and the 2026 FIFA World Cup, as well as issuing commercial paper for Mercedes-Benz Stadium and State Farm Arena.

Cathy wins name, image, and likeness (NIL) marketing deals with international and domestic sponsors in shoes, apparel, luxury automobile, technology, and food and beverage.

Cathy meets with all clients and formulates a personal strategy tailored to their interests, talents, goals and career paths. The Hampton Firm team then identifies and pursues endorsements and sponsorships that best align with each .