Practice Areas

Sports and Entertainment Law 

Professional athletes, entertainers, managers/agents, and promoters work with Paul S. Haberman, a former boxing manager, because of his dedication to handling their matters with the utmost care and discretion. He provides counsel on, among other topics, the drafting and negotiation of management, promotional, site, option, sponsorship, appearance, and endorsement agreements, contract issues, and compliance with state athletic commission rules, sport and site-specific rules/regulations, and federal law.  Haberman has obtained the best possible outcomes for a range of notable individuals in entertainment and sports, including a number of current or former world champions. As a lecturer on sports law, Paul Haberman regularly shares his insights and experiences with other attorneys. 


  • Contract Disputes/Litigation
  • Management, Promotional, Option, Site, Bout, and Training Agreements
  • Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act Compliance
  • Sanctioning Body Matters
  • Sponsorship and Endorsement Agreements
  • State and Federal Regulatory Compliance
  • Talent Agreements
  • Confidentiality/Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Executive Producer Agreements
  • Royalties Disputes 
  • NFT Agreements
  •  Name, Image and Likeness Agreements

Healthcare Law

Paul S. Haberman has extensive experience in the health care industry, where he has represented individuals and entities since day one of his legal career, including with the defense or prosecution of malpractice, licensing, and insurance fraud claims in state and federal courts.  He further has experience in the drafting and negotiation of medical employment and services agreements and the advising of clients on regulatory health care issues.


  • Anti‐Kickback Law Guidance
  • Licensing/Regulatory Matters
  • Medical, Physical Therapy, Employment, and Services Agreements
  • Risk Assessment
  • Medical Office Lease Agreements

General Counsel Services/Business Practice

Paul Haberman provides quality legal guidance in the drafting and negotiating contracts in a broad range of industries and professions, as well as in providing general counsel services. His business clients are involved in such varied industries as professional certification, industrial equipment manufacturing, event planning/set-up, translation services, fitness, property management, commercial/residential real estate, brand management, day care, professional photography, food and beverage, and public relations.


  • Employment Agreements
  • Finder’s Fee Agreements
  • Model Release Forms/Modeling Contracts
  • Non‐Circumvention/Non‐Disclosure Agreements
  • Event Agreements
  • Intellectual Property Assignment
  • Photography Package Agreements
  • Lease Agreements
  • Podcast Agreements



A veteran of multiple well‐regarded Northeastern law firms, Paul S. Haberman has extensive experience representing companies, institutions, and individuals in the medical, construction, hospitality, retail, consumer, entertainment, and sports industries in both federal and state courts, where he has secured scores of victories in dispositive motion practice and a range of favorable outcomes on trial, on appeal, and through negotiation.


  • Breach of Contract
  • Fraud
  • Entertainment
  • Intellectual Property
  • Civil Racketeering
  • Medical Malpractice/Negligence
  • Wage and Hour
  • Construction
  • Business Break-Ups


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