Rimon adds sports and entertainment attorneys Paul Loving and Jeremy Pyle in Portland office

News Rimon adds sports and entertainment attorneys Paul Loving and Jeremy Pyle in Portland office Jeremy Pyle · Rimon adds sports and entertainment attorneys Paul Loving and Jeremy Pyle in Portland office Paul Loving · May 31, 2022

Portland, OR – Rimon, consistently recognized for its innovation and teamwork throughout its 46 offices, is pleased to welcome sports and entertainment attorneys Paul Loving as Partner and Jeremy Pyle as Counsel in Portland. 

Both attorneys join the firm from Holland & Knight LLP. 

Mr. Loving is a well-known transactional attorney who advises individuals and brands in the sports, entertainment, and consumer products sectors. Mr. Loving has over 29 years of extensive experience working as outside and in-house counsel for startups as well as Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Loving’s career highlights include leading the negotiating team for adidas’ historic long-term partnership with Kanye West and its multilayered partnership with Beyoncé. Mr. Loving has advised on sports agreements with teams including the New York Yankees and LA Kings, and has advised brands in deals with renowned musicians, entertainers, influencers, companies, and events in the business, including Kendall and Kylie Jenner, Snoop Dogg, Lucas Films and HBO. Prior to his role at Holland & Knight LLP, Mr. Loving served as Assistant General Counsel to Nike and Special Counsel to adidas. 

Mr. Pyle represents clients in a variety of entertainment, sports and media matters.  Mr. Pyle has drafted and negotiated a wide range of agreements in the sports, entertainment, consumer products, advertising, marketing and media sectors, including endorsement agreements, sponsorship agreements, talent agreements, licensed product agreements, and other licensing, consulting, and collaboration agreements with professional athletes, recording artists, models, designers, influencers, universities, and several blue-chip companies and brands.  

“We are very pleased to welcome Paul, Jeremy and their clients to our growing entertainment practice and firm generally,” said Michael Moradzadeh, CEO and Founding Partner of Rimon. “We have a thriving entertainment practice at Rimon. Two of our attorneys, Jill Berliner and Ray Garcia, made the Billboard top music lawyers list this year, and we are advising some of the biggest names in the industry.” 

On joining Rimon, Mr. Loving said, “I am very excited to join the Rimon team. My clients were very happy to transition with me, as the benefits of the Rimon model are clear to them.” Mr. Pyle echoed Mr. Loving, “Paul and I are thrilled with our move. Rimon has an incredible team of attorneys we can utilize to cross-sell services, and the firm’s flexibility around rates and location allows us to practice law with the agility clients demand.”  

Mr. Loving graduated from University of Oregon School of Law (J.D.) and UCLA (B.S., History).  

Mr. Pyle graduated from University of Arkansas School of Law (LL.M., Food and Agriculture), University of Oregon School of Law (J.D.) and DePauw University (B.A., Political Science).

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Rimon has 46 offices across five continents. The firm is widely known as being at the vanguard of legal innovation. The firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America’s most innovative law firms. The firm’s Managing Partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers.