Partner, Co-Chair of Music Industry Group, Vice Chair of Sports Industry Group
Covington & Burling LLP
Neema Sahni, partner, co-chair of Covington’s Music Industry Group, and vice chair of the firm’s Sports Industry Group, has built one of the most diverse legal practices serving the sports, media, and entertainment industries and has become a go-to counsel for some of the industry’s biggest names. Through her work at Covington & Burling, and her prior experience in-house at The Walt Disney Company, Sahni has developed a sophisticated understanding of the legal issues facing clients in the sports, media, and entertainment industries. Her clients include Disney and Fox, major sports leagues like the NFL, professional sports teams like the San Francisco Giants, and major music companies like Sony Music and Universal Music.
Sahni co-leads a team of Covington lawyers representing all the major record labels and publishers (including Universal, Warner, and Sony) in major copyright infringement cases against the ISPs Charter Communications and Bright House Networks.