The Miami Dolphins have named Myles Pistorius senior vice president, general counsel. He will report directly to president and chief executive officer Tom Garfinkel and will be responsible for all legal affairs of the Miami Dolphins and Sun Life Stadium.
“Myles is an accomplished executive who has extensive experience in leading legal matters and negotiations, but who also has experience across different areas of the business providing context that will be helpful throughout our organization,” said Garfinkel. “Myles is also a thoughtful leader with excellent judgment and we’re excited to add him to the dynamic senior leadership team already in place.”
Pistorius joins the Dolphins after 15 years at the National Basketball Association where he served as senior vice president of content and business affairs and was responsible for the business affairs and strategic planning of NBA events and experiences on a global basis, including the NBA All-Star Game, NBA Draft and NBA Global Games. Pistorius also spent time as senior vice president, legal and business affairs at the NBA, serving for 13 years as legal and business affairs counsel for the NBA’s events, marketing, production, broadcasting, content distribution and communications groups.
Before joining the NBA, Pistorius was a corporate associate with the law firm of Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett in New York City. He received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, and a B.A. in political science from Rutgers College.
The Dolphins identified Pistorius as part of a nationwide executive search conducted by Turnkey Sports, a leading executive recruiting firm in the sports & entertainment business.
This press release is courtesy of the Miami Dolphins Public Relations Department