Jada Allender is a member of the firm's corporate and securities practice group. Her practice is focused on advising clients on a variety of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate organization, private equity financing, deal negotiation, and SEC reporting and corporate governance. Jada helps clients devise business solutions, structure and form business entities, prepare shareholder and director approvals, and draft purchase agreements and other transaction documents. She also counsels clients with regard to collegiate athletics name, image and likeness issues, including sponsorship and marketing arrangements, media production, athlete eligibility requirements, and agency relationships and contracts. In addition, Jada represents clients in new technology ventures, media rights deals, and executive and coach compensation contracts. Jada is a speaker and author on name, image, and likeness issues for various industry organizations and educational institutions. Jada is also a member of the firm’s Hiring Committee.
Prior to joining the firm, Jada worked in the sports and entertainment industry where she gained experience with professional and collegiate athletics operations, sports media production, and NCAA compliance.
Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2021)
Order of the Coif
Willard H. Pedrick Scholar
CALI Awards: Business Organizations, Legal Advocacy, Property, Race and the Law, TPR: Finance Law
Corporate & Business Law Journal, Associate Editor
Black Law Students Association, Secretary & Executive Director of Outreach
Women Law Students Association
Arizona State University (M.A., Sports Law and Business, 2021)
University of Oregon (B.S., Business Administration, 2018)
University of Oregon, College of Business – Forty Under 40
Sports Lawyers Association
“Negotiations in Sports Law,” Speaker, Out of Bounds Symposium, University of Toronto (March 24, 2022)
“Strategic Planning in Sports,” Guest Lecturer, Arizona State University College of Law (April 14, 2022)
“The Intersection of Law & Sports Business,” Guest Lecturer, University of Oregon (May 4, 2022)