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Lamont Jones

“Boxing Attorney, Bid Whist Enthusiast. General Counsel for Haymon Boxing Management. Championing the rich history of the game of Bid Whist.”


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A card game enthusiast and boxing business attorney, Lamont Jones serves as General Counsel for Haymon Boxing Management, creator of the Premier Boxing Champions platform, and advisor for numerous elite professional boxing champions, contenders and prospects.

A former Olympic movement executive, Jones served as Executive Director of USA Boxing and General Counsel of USA Track & Field. Jones also established and led the in-house legal department for the Aspen Institute.

Jones started his legal career with Quinn Emanuel in Los Angeles and Baker Botts in Houston before representing leading boxing industry figures in contract negotiations, litigation and trials. Before law school, Jones competed in more than 200 amateur boxing bouts.

Jones is a graduate of Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Oklahoma.

Jones has enjoyed playing cards with a diverse range of people, starting in his hometown in the “Little Dixie” section of Oklahoma, as well as on Ivy League campuses, in white-shoe corporate law firm settings, and with characters in the rough-and-tumble of boxing business. Jones believes that card games connect people, and that the rich story of Bid Whist deserves to be widely known.

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Bid Whist Ambassador. Boxing Lawyer. A boxing business attorney and executive, Lamont Jones maintains that the deals most meaningful to him are not those he’s negotiated or litigated on behalf of boxing managers, promoters, or champions. Instead, the contracts that most make his heart sing are those he enters and defends against at the card...

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