Chief Executive Officer, Contract Advisor (Sports Agent), and Attorney
Johnathon P. Hardaway III is the Chief Executive Officer of . Johnathon is also a NFL, CFL, and NBA certified contract advisor (sports agent) and licensed attorney. Johnathon has been counseling business executives, professional athletes, government officials and agencies, and individuals for over 17 years. Johnathon has also obtained a multitude of large contracts and settlements in both the legal and sports industry and favorable judgments at trial. Johnathon has negotiated over $250 million in contracts.
Before starting , Johnathon worked as a sports agent and senior associate (litigator) for Williams & Connolly LLP in Washington DC for over 4 years. The law firm’s clients which Johnathon serviced included NBA superstars Tim Duncan, Grant Hill, and Ray Allen and MLB 2003 2nd overall draft pick Rickie Weeks. Johnathon’s professional football player clients have included a wide spectrum from veterans to several 1st round draft picks to undrafted free agents. Johnathon has represented government officials like Senator Ted Stevens and US Vice President Dick Cheney. Johnathon represented corporate executives like NYSE CEO Richard Grasso. In addition, Johnathon represented individuals faced with sexual assault criminal charges that made headlines. Johnathon helped obtain a dismissal for David Evans, a defendant in the Duke Lacrosse rape case. In the instance of Indianapolis Colts player Josh McNary, Johnathon assisted Mr. McNary obtain a not guilty verdict. Johnathon often teaches as an professor at law schools like University of District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law.
Johnathon obtained a Juris Doctor (JD law degree) from the University of Chicago Law School, a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business, and a Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA) in accounting from Howard University. At Howard University, Johnathon was starter on 2 Howard University Football teams that won the Black College Football National Championship.