Everett L. Glenn was Managing Partner and CEO of Entertainment & Sports Plus (“ESP”), a Southern California-based athlete and entertainment management firm with offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Cleveland, Ohio. ESP represents professional athletes, entertainers, entertainment companies and related talent in contract negotiations and provides advice and counsel on related business and personal matters.
A member of the State Bar of California since 1979, Mr. Glenn also serves in an Of Counsel capacity with the law firm of Alvarado, Smith, the largest certified minority law firm in California. Before establishing ESP, Mr. Glenn served as Deputy City Attorney for the City of Long Beach responsible for all real estate development matters affecting the Long Beach Airport and the Port of Long Beach; the technology services department on all telecommunications matters including cable television; and the housing services bureau on the acquisition, rehabilitation and construction of over $100 million in affordable housing developments. Prior to joining the City of Long Beach, Mr. Glenn served as Senior Attorney in the Asset Management and Disposition section of the Resolution Trust Corporation, and provided advice and counsel to asset management firms on all matters relating to the management and disposition of over $560 billion in assets of failed savings and loans. Mr. Glenn began his legal career in San Francisco with Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe, then one of the 50 largest law firms in the world.
Everett is a member of the State Bar of California and Ohio. He is a NFL and NBA certified contract advisor, having represented over 30 professional athletes (13 first round draft picks) in contract negotiations and related business and personal matters, among them Gill Byrd, Richard Dent, Willie Gault, Clark Kellogg, Jerry Rice, Reggie White and John L. Williams. He received his B.A. from Oberlin College in 1974 and his J.D. from Case-Western Reserve University in 1977, where he concentrated his studies on business organizations and commercial business transactions.