Our Team

Global Sports Management Group has an established practice in labor and employment relations concentrating on the representation of professional athletes in the National Football League and Major League Baseball.

 
Shawn Freibert
Shawn Freibert obtained a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from the University of Louisville in 1995 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law in 1998.

Mr. Freibert was admitted to practice law in Kentucky and Indiana in 1998, and to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky in 1998. He founded a real estate law firm/title company in 1999, is currently a partner in Freibert & Mattingly Title Group, LLC, and was honored with the prestigious Top 40 Under 40 award from Business First magazine in Louisville, Kentucky, in 2008.

Mr. Freibert played baseball at the University of Louisville and was the Metro Conference Student-Athlete of the year at the University in 1995. He is certified as a contract advisor by the National Football League Players Association and the Major League Baseball Players Association. Mr. Freibert currently represents players in both the NFL and MLB, and has numerous contacts throughout baseball and football. In addition, he has had numerous players drafted in both sports and has been involved in the negation of contracts worth several millions of dollars.
 
Jonathan A. Rabinowitz
Jonathan Rabinowitz obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Newberry College in 2000 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law in 2004.

Mr. Rabinowitz was admitted to practice law in Kentucky in 2004 and to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky in 2005. He is presently a Managing Partner of Kentucky Morgan & Morgan. Morgan and Morgan is the largest Plaintiff’s firm in the United States.

Mr. Rabinowitz has negotiated millions of dollars in professional football contracts in the N.F.L., C.F.L., A.F.L., U.F.L . as well as the European Football League. He has a vast network of contacts throughout all leagues and is a well experienced and versed contract negotiator.

Mr. Rabinowitz played football at Newberry College and was its Student Body President. In addition, while at Newberry College he was President of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, a member of Blue Key, a member of Cardinal Key and a member of the Bachman Honor Society. Moreover, while at the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law he wrote for the Journal of Law and Education and was the Torts Editor.