Leonard D. Brown

by Justin Cates
Leonard D. Brown
Chief Legal Officer & Executive Vice President, Licensing & Merchandising

Len D. Brown, Jr. serves as Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President – Licensing & Merchandising to PGA TOUR.

In this role, Brown is responsible for all legal matters impacting the PGA TOUR, including Television, Tournament Affairs, Domestic and International Law, Copyright Law, Computer Law, Internet law, Licensing and Merchandising Corporation Law, and Litigation.

Prior to the TOUR, Brown was counsel to the Atlanta Braves and their four minor league affiliates. In addition, Brown was counsel to all of Turner Sports’ properties including PGA Interactive, NASCAR Interactive, and the NBA on TNT.

Prior to joining the Braves/Turner, Brown worked at the law firm of Williams and Connolly in Washington, D.C. where he assisted in the representation of athletes such as Grant Hill, Tim Duncan, Shane Battier, Raghib “Rocket” Ismail and Dominique Dawes.

Brown is a member of the Sports Lawyers Association and Vice Chairman of the Board of Feeding Northeast Florida.

Brown attended Penn State University, where he walked on to the varsity football team, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and received his MBA (summa cum laude). He received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania law school.

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