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.
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
Licensed Property & Casualty Insurance Broker