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Sherrod D. Seward

As passionate international sports business lawyer with a great record of advocating for athletes from around the world and global business solutions. Even while in law school, Sherrod Seward was adamant about bringing his expertise and first hand experience to the international sports community by managing several prominent mixed martial arts fighters. Sherrod advised on the careers of several athletes athletes that became Champions in the Ultimate Fighting Championships

Sherrod’s origins international sports related all the way back to his elementary school days where he play soccer with french speaking foreign nationals at his public language immersion school (Kenwood in Columbus, OH - Go Koalas!). Since then, Sherrod has solved problems for athletes and sports professionals from around the world including countries such as Kazakhstan, Brazil, South Africa, United Kingdom, Argentina, Australia, and more. Sherrod has obtained a P-1 visa on every continent besides Antarctica.

Sherrod attended law school at Cleveland-Marshall Law in Cleveland, Ohio where he study sports law under former IMG General Counsel and well respected sports attorney, Peter Carfargna. Sherrod approaches his sports immigration practice with the same tenacity he applies to anything mixed martial arts or Cleveland sports Affiliated.

Professional Affiliations

District of Columbia Bar Admission

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Sports Lawyers Association

Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association

Esports Bar Association

Charlotte Chamber of Commerce 

Charlotte Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce

John S. Leary Association of Black Attorneys

Charlotte World Affairs Council 

Export Legal Assistance Network

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