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Andrew M. Stroth, J.D.
Born (1967-11-28) November 28, 1967 (age 51)
Residence Chicago, Illinois, United States
Nationality American
Education University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northwestern University School of Law
Occupation Civil Rights Lawyer, Sports Attorney

Andrew M. Stroth, J.D. (born November 28, 1967) is an American sports attorney and civil rights lawyer.

Early life and education

Stroth was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1967. He graduated from Lyons Township High School in LaGrange, Illinois in 1986. He earned a bachelor's degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in 1990[1] and a law degree from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law[2] in 1999.

Sports business career

In 1995, Stroth founded Impact Talent Associates,[3] a Chicago-based sports management and marketing firm representing professional athletes. As president of Impact Talent Associates, Stroth has negotiated television and endorsement deals for Brandon Marshall and Michael Vick.[4][5]

In November 2011, Stroth negotiated an endorsement deal between Fuse Science and professional golfer Tiger Woods.[6]

Move to civil rights representation

In January 2015, Stroth launched Action Injury Law Group, a civil rights law firm representing victims of alleged police brutality.[7][8]

Stroth served as attorney for the family of Pierre Loury, a sixteen-year-old boy who was shot and killed by Chicago police on April 11, 2016. [9]

References

  1. "Archived copy". http://www.communication.illinois.edu/alumni/news/documents/05.045SpCommNL06.pdf. 
  2. http://law.alumni.northwestern.edu/s/1479/images/gid4/editor_documents/connect-news/reporter-2-1.pdf
  3. http://www.chicagolawbulletin.com/Archives/2014/09/22/Andrew-Stroth-Amicus-9-22-14.aspx
  4. Mitchell, Fred. "Bears' Marshall agrees to weekly TV gig". Chicago Tribune. http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-09-06/sports/chi-bears-marshall-agrees-to-weekly-tv-gig-20120906_1_bears-marshall-tv-gig-brandon-marshall. Retrieved 19 November 2012. 
  5. Gaynor, Gerren Keith. "Nike Re-Signs Michael Vick To Endorsement Deal". NewsOne. http://newsone.com/entertainment/sports-entertainment/ggaynor/nike-re-signs-michael-vick-to-endorsement-deal. Retrieved August 29, 2011. 
  6. Belson, Ken (November 24, 2011). "Hints of a Comeback as Woods Secures Deals". The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/25/sports/golf/woods-begins-comeback-with-new-sponsorship-deals.html?_r=1. Retrieved November 26, 2011. 
  7. Kapos (6 September 2016). "After working with athletes, attorney pivots to the street". Chicago Sun Times. http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/kapos-after-working-with-athletes-attorney-pivots-to-the-street/. Retrieved 21 October 2016. 
  8. http://www.law.northwestern.edu/about/news/newsdisplay.cfm?ID=829
  9. Meisner, Jason (20 April 2016). "Family of teen Pierre Loury sues city over deadly police shooting". Chicago Tribune. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-chicago-police-pierre-loury-shooting-20160420-story.html. Retrieved 21 October 2016.