Maidie E Oliveau
Counsel, Arent Fox
Maidie is a counsel at Arent Fox. Her practice focuses on sports-related transactions and arbitration.
Maidie has developed a multi-faceted practice including television, new media, naming rights, sponsorships and event-related rights, including single sport and multi-sport international events; acquisitions of sports events and/or clubs; trademark protection; and US and international sports arbitration. Her clients include professional teams and leagues, event and facility owners, sponsor corporations, television and streaming distributors, and Olympic sport governing bodies.
Since May 1997, she has served as an arbitrator on the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). In addition, Maidie is on the panel of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and International Center for Dispute Resolution. She has acted as an arbitrator in international AAA cases as well as numerous cases brought under the US Anti-Doping Agency protocol and the US Olympic & Paralympic Committee Bylaws.