Greater Washington
Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

Lon Babby

Lon Babby

Sport: Various
Category: Sports Attorney
Year Inducted: 2007

Lon Babby is among the most highly respected sports attorneys in the nation. He is a graduate of the Yale Law School and his long-standing sports practice has been based at the DC firm of Williams & Connolly. He has served as the lawyer for the Washington Redskins, has been the General Counsel for the Baltimore Orioles, and now heads one of the premier player representation practices in the nation. Lon has been named by The Sporting News as one of the “100 Most Powerful in Sports” and the Sports Business Journal as one of the “20 Most Influential Agents”. He has been identified as one of Washington’s top lawyers for the media and sports laws by the Washingtonian. Lon’s clients include a “Who’s Who” of the best that sports has to offer, including NBA stars Grant Hill, Tim Duncan, Ray Allen, Shane Battier, MLB players Chris Young, Rickie Weeks, Melvin Mora, Chris Ray and WNBA players Chamique Holdsclaw and Tamika Catchings.