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WELL-KNOWN DC LOBBYIST TOM BOGGS JOINS SPORTS VENTURE
Published May 22, 1998
TX-based sports management group Capital Sports Ventures and Washington, DC-based law firm Patton Boggs have joined to provide sports representation and sports property development. Capital Sports Ventures is led by William Stapleton, who represents cyclist Lance Armstrong, pro golfers Larry Rinker and Jenny Lee and beach-volleyball player Lisa Arce. Patton Boggs is led by partner Herbert Hecht, who has represented sports figures and worked on various sports-related initiatives, and lawyer/lobbyist Thomas Boggs, Jr. Other Patton Boggs firm members include former NBA player Len Elmore, former pro baseball player Michael Hoog and MLBPA advisor John Fithian. The groups will remain in Austin, TX, and Washington, DC (CSV).