• About Us

    Apollo is one of very few boutique sports & entertainment law firms in the extended region. We represent a variety of entertainment and sports clients such as celebrities, television and film professionals, entertainment companies, musicians/record labels, authors/publishers, actors, comedians, race teams, motorsports (NASCAR), athletes (NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS, etc.), sports teams, and media companies. We serve as lawyers for motion picture projects, sports transactions, as well as in the television, fashion, music, publishing, and entertainment industries. Melinda Morris Zanoni splits her time between Charlotte, North Carolina and Los Angeles, California. 

    Apollo helps clients protect and profit from their brands. 

    Being entrepreneurs and business people ourselves, we bring business acumen to legal matters. Our law firm provides hands-on, detail oriented, connected, expedient legal advice. We operate with an emphasis on advising and managing the business and legal affairs of clients, including those pertaining to endorsements, sponsorships, recording and publishing deals, talent agreements, transactional ventures, risk and crisis management, branding, licensing, as well as negotiating and closing industry deals and corporate transactions. We are dedicated to providing personalized, relationship-driven service that reflects our commitment to each client’s success.

    APOLLO SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT LAW GROUP IS HUB CERTIFIED AS A MINORITY OWNED LAW FIRM. To set up a consultation, contact us at info@apollogrouplaw.com.



    • Sports, Entertainment, and Media are complex areas of law - it's our concentration
    • "One-stop-shop” to get deals developed, negotiated and closed
    • Collaborative approach to representation. Deal makers, not deal breakers
    • Bring acute business acumen and experience in addition to legal expertise
    • Maintain strong relationships with sports and entertainment industry players, leagues, teams, media companies, studios, networks, agents, managers, publicists, and investors
    • Keep the client "in the loop" at all times
    • Promptly return texts, calls and emails (including weekends)
    • Quick turnaround - we close deals in an expedient, efficient manner
    • Solution oriented, respect deadlines, flexible billing
    • We are sports & entertainment insiders. We understand the culture and the unique challenges of sports & entertainment organizations.