Matt Eisler executes agile game plans for complex corporate transactions, with an emphasis in the sports and entertainment industry. Recognized for his robust experience and precision with transformative entertainment venue and professional sports team transactions, clients turn to Matt for his pragmatic advice, user-friendly approach, creative problem solving, and keen insights. Matt serves as the co-head of the firm's global sports group.

Matt prides himself on taking a hands-on, client-focused, and commercial approach to transactions. From emerging to mature companies, and commercial or promotional agreements to strategic joint ventures, Matt operates with the dependable presence of a trusted teammate. He likes to think that his work and negotiating style represent a balanced blend of Colorado, where he has lived for over a decade, and New York, where he was born and trained. He also likes to think that the Colorado Rockies will win the World Series in his lifetime.

In addition to his established sports and entertainment practice, Matt represents clients in a variety of industries, including regulated industries, such as health care matters involving services, facilities, insurance, technologies, and medical devices. Matt is also committed to pro bono matters, including representing distributed energy service companies providing access to energy and light to off-grid and underserved regions of Africa.

Education and admissions


J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, cum laude, 2007

B.A., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Rutgers College, with honors, 1999

Bar admissions and qualifications


New Jersey

New York

Representative experience

Advised Mikhail Prokhorov in an agreement to sell full ownership of the Barclays Center and his 51% controlling interest in the Brooklyn Nets to an entity controlled by Joe Tsai.

Advising Oracle on its landmark acquisition of the naming rights to the San Francisco Giants park, now known as Oracle Park.

Advising Mikhail Prokhorov on Onexim Sports and Entertainment Holding’s sale of a 49.9 percent interest in the Brooklyn Nets to Joe Tsai.

Advising Mikhail Prokhorov on Onexim Sports and Entertainment Holding's acquisition of the Brooklyn Nets.

Advising Mikhail Prokhorov on Onexim Sports and Entertainment Holding's acquisition of the Barclays Center.

Advising Mikhail Prokhorov on Onexim Sports and Entertainment Holding's acquisition of a majority interest in the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

Advising Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment on the acquisition and renovation of the historic Webster Hall entertainment venue in New York City.

Advising sports and entertainment client on a programming and promotional services agreement with a prominent media group.

Advising Anschutz Entertainment Group on its acquisition of a joint venture interest in HDNet (now AXS TV).

Advising Clarity Media Group, Inc. on the asset purchase of the Colorado Springs Gazette.

Advising Dynamic Food Ingredients Corporation (DFI), a food-tech company, on its cross border joint venture with leading sugar producer Mitr Phol Group.

Advising WellMed Medical Management on its take-private acquisition of Texas-based physician group USMD (formerly, NASDAQ:USMD).

Advising UnitedHealth Group on its acquisition of MedExpress, operator of (at the time) 141 urgent care facilities.

Advising Optum on its acquisition of MedSynergies, a revenue cycle management company serving more than (at the time) 9,000 care providers across the United States.

Advising Revelstoke Capital Partners on its acquisition of Career Step, a medical education company, including several related bolt on transactions.

Representing Vention Medical, formerly a Mountaingate Capital portfolio company, in its acquisition of RiverTech Medical and FastForward Medical.

Representing Sandstone Care Holdings (a behavioral health business) in its formation and a capital investment.

Advising Persistent Energy Group on a pro bono basis on its acquisition of Impact Energy, a solar solutions company.

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