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Of Counsel

Michael B. Clohisy, Esq.

Education: Boston College, BA. 

Suffolk University School of Law, JD 


Sports attorney and former NFL player-agent advising clients and matters involving sports tech; data rights, governance, privacy and protection; right to publicity/name, image and likeness (NIL); the NCAA; the NFL and their Players’ Association (NFLPA); European football players and clubs; mediation/arbitration hearings; and gambling enterprises. 


Michael currently serves as Of Counsel and Chair of the Sports Group at Boston-based Vartanian Law Firm, President and Co-Founder of ELIAS Americas LLC, a boutique legal advisory and consulting group providing services in the areas of data rights, governance and protection, cyber security, litigation, digital assets, non-fungible assets (NFAs), and blockchain solutions. 


Michael sits on the Advisory Board of London-based ELIAS Partnership LP, and is a Member of Palo Alto, CA-based data privacy and protection company, IPrivata LLC.  


Admitted to the Massachusetts bar, 1999, Massachusetts; 2000, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts. Member: American Bar Association, American Immigration Lawyers Association, National Association of Realtors.

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