Sincerity, understanding, expert knowledge and professionalism are some of the many traits I have had the pleasure of experiencing at Bray & Long. There is no one else I would trust with my personal and business legal advice.
John McClendon
Small Business Owner

Sports Law

Bray & Long, PLLC has exceptional depth of knowledge in the fields of motorsports, golf and professional agency, where our attorneys provide comprehensive legal counsel to a variety of teams and individual drivers throughout the Carolinas and beyond.

Our attorneys have handled transactions and disputes in circuits as wide-ranging as NASCAR, Global Rallycross, Indy Car and IMSA with a primary emphasis on the general corporate representation of drivers and teams, and on the litigation and dispute resolution that often occurs in a sport where considerable dollars – and emotions – are invested. The majority of work within our motorsports practice is similar to that of our general corporate practice. It involves the negotiation of contracts and licensing agreements, dispute resolution, litigation, and corporate counseling.

Our location in Charlotte, North Carolina provides the firm with unique opportunities in terms of working with clients throughout multiple sports namely motorsports as the majority of NASCAR’s top teams are located in the region.

William Bray, founder of the firm, has served as the Chair of the Sports and Entertainment Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association, where he hosted of the first-ever continuing education seminar dedicated to motorsports law. Since then, Mr. Bray has served as a program coordinator and speaker at TRAC – The Racing Attorney Conference. TRAC was founded in 2008 and hosts an annual, two-day event that alternates between Charlotte and Indianapolis. He continues to remain active in the representation of teams and drivers on the NASCAR circuit, Global Rallycross, and IMSA.