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IMW Director Rodney Diggs, and New Hire, Jerome Stanley, Are Interviewed in the LA Business Journal

October 09, 2023

Ivie McNeill Wyatt Purcell & Diggs Director, Rodney Diggs, who is also a former athlete from a family of athletes, was interviewed about the firm's interest in developing and growing its Sports Entertainment practice, as Los Angeles has strengthened its standing as a global sports hub.

Ivie McNeill Wyatt Purcell & Diggs recently added attorney Jerome Stanley to the firm. Mr. Stanley is a fixture in the sports agency world and has also built a reputation in sports law, having worked as an agent after finishing law school, representing names including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson, Todd Haley, and Brian Shaw.

“What we want to do is revolutionize the sports area from what law firms typically do," said Mr. Diggs. "Some people say ‘sports and entertainment’ because they’ve repped an athlete or done one deal. What we want to do is get involved in this niche area and get involved in content, something that other firms are not necessarily doing."

Ivie McNeill Wyatt Purcell & Diggs is the largest black-owned law firm in the nation with a tradition of excellence since 1943.

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