Daniel Werly, J.D.
Daniel Werly is Managing Partner of Sievert Werly LLC, a sports law boutique firm based in Nashville. His practice focuses on a wide variety of commercial transactions, compliance, and related matters for sports industry clients including strategic partnerships, sponsorship, marketing/promotions, sports gaming, ticketing, and venue management. He represents professional sports teams, athletes, venues, and companies that focus on sports tech, ticketing, fitness, fantasy sports, and sports gambling.
Werly began his career at two law firms in Chicago, including as part of Foley & Larder LLP’s sports industry team. He graduated with a BS in Sports Studies and Business Legal Studies from Miami University in 2006 and a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center in 2009.
He serves as the co-chair of the American Bar Association’s Sports Division and President of the Nashville chapter of the Sports Business Leadership Association. He is also an adjunct professor of sports law at Vanderbilt University Law School and serves on the board of directors for the Nashville-based 501(c)(3) Play Like A Girl. Dan lives in Nashville with his wife Liz, infant son Jack, and Wheaten Terrier Birdie.