NYC Pardalis & Nohavicka LLP partner, Taso Pardalis, has been tapped by Ante Inc, to serve as Executive Vice President and General Counsel. Ante, Inc. was created by the Antetokounmpo family to oversee a global portfolio of businesses, investment assets, brand holdings, and organizations for social impact. The family has made numerous investments in sports franchises including the Nashville SC Major League Soccer team and the Milwaukee Brewers, in a mutual fund with Naperville, Illinois-based Calamos Investments, entered partnerships with Ready and Nike, and launched the Charles Antetokounmpo Family Foundation. The company’s comprehensive portfolio spans a wide array of sectors including technology, sports, entertainment, healthcare, and finance. In addition to its investments in Ante, Inc has made significant strides in acquiring and managing a global portfolio of intellectual property, internationally
During his 15 years at Pardalis and Nohavicka, in New York City, Taso managed the firm’s robust commercial and corporate practice. intellectual property practice and criminal defense practice,
In response to his appointment, Taso commented, I am honored and excited to join the talented team at Ante Inc. The company’s pursuit of innovation and commitment to fostering creativity and business growth really resonates with me. I Look forward to contributing to the company, success and helping it achieve new heights in the global business and investment landscape.
Mr. Pardalis attended the City University of New York, Queens College, and later New York Law School, where he focused his legal studies on intellectual property, corporate law and criminal defense. He is admitted to the bars of the state of New York, and New Jersey, and is currently pending admission to Wisconsin. He is admitted to The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY), The United States, District Court for the Eastern District of New York (EDNY), The United States, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS)
Mr. Pardalis is currently an adjunct at Long Island University where he teaches Sports Law at the Roc Nation school of Media, Sports and Entertainment in Brooklyn ,New York. He also sits as an officer on the New York State Bar General Practice Committee and is involved in a number of professional and community organizations including The Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC) where he sits as Vice-Chairman, The New York City Police Athletic League and The Ronald Mcdonald House of New York.