Andrew Morton, chair of Handler Thayer’s sports & entertainment practice, discusses the business of athletes and their charitable endeavors. Morton serves a client base that wishes to maximize their social impact. He talks about the possibilities and pitfalls of setting up charitable foundations, and even discusses why he won’t work with rookies. His practice encompasses all aspects of high-profile philanthropies, including the initial formation of the entity to oversight, compliance, governance and reporting.
Morton works with a number of current and retired professional athletes, including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, as well as artists, entertainers and other public figures.
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