Brian Koeberle has over 20 years experience as an attorney, sports marketing agent, and negotiator. In short, he’s a deal-maker. Brian is a graduate of Penn State University (B.A. Political Science) and the Duquesne University School at Law. While at Duquesne, Brian was Associate Article Editor of the Duquesne Law Review, and Founder and President of the Entertainment and Sports Law Society. He is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Along with being the managing attorney of the Koeberle Law Firm, Brian is also President/CEO of Koeberle & Associates, Inc., a sports and entertainment marketing agency he founded in 1994. In that capacity, Brian has negotiated and drafted hundreds of sports and entertainment marketing agreements between athletes/entertainers and various companies.
In addition to his sports practice, Brian also serves as counsel to a number of small businesses, non-profit organizations, and individuals. He also serves on the board of directors of Ballou Skies, Inc. (a nonprofit organization benefitting Muscular Dystrophy research), and is the Executive Director of the Concerned Citizens of King’s Mountain, Inc. Brian has worked tirelessly to raise substantial funds for muscular dystrophy research for Ballou Skies, and kidney disease research for The Willie Stargell Foundation.
On the academic side, Brian is widely published in the field of legal issues dealing with sports, recreation and fitness. He currently serves on the faculty of Robert Morris University, teaching courses in Sports Law and Sport Event Management. He is also a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Community Association Institute and the Sports Lawyers Association. Brian is married and the father of one son.
During his 20+ year career, Brian has negotiated over 1,000 endorsement agreements with star athletes such as Larry Bird, Walt Frazier, Bill Walton, Willie Stargell, Bob Gibson, Yogi Berra, Gordie Howe, Nicklas Lidstrom, Richard Petty, Apolo Anton Ohno, Mean Joe Greene, Lynn Swann, Ben Roethlisberger, Brett Keisel, Marc-Andre Fluery, Pascal Dupuis, Neil Walker, Justin Verlander, and Joey Votto.
Brian recently successfully resolved a “Code of Conduct” violation for an amateur athlete.
Brian negotiated and drafted an agreement for the creation of a statue honoring baseball legend Roberto Clemente by a noted sculptor.
Brian negotiated and drafted an agreement with the family of Roberto Clemente for the creation of the non-profit Roberto Clemente Museum.
Brian successfully resolved the correction of a defective subdivision plan which resulting in the clearing of title to over 250 private residential lots.
Brian successfully blocked a developer from violating restrictive covenants on a private residential lot.
Brian recently assisted a small business client in selling a business for a record profit.
Brian has negotiated a number of commercial real estate sales and leases for clients.
Brian recently negotiated a very favorable Marcellus Shale gas lease for a client.