Lucinda Treat has been a senior executive in professional sports and entertainment for more than a decade.
Most recently, Ms. Treat served executive vice president and general counsel of Madison Square Garden. In this role, Ms. Treat was responsible for overseeing all aspects of legal and business affairs for Madison Square Garden, including the New York Knicks; New York Rangers; New York Liberty; MSG Networks; MSG Entertainment; the Radio City Rockettes, the Madison Square Garden arena complex, Radio City Music Hall, the Beacon Theatre and the Chicago Theatre.
Prior to joining the Garden, Ms. Treat served as chief legal officer of New England Sports Ventures (NESV), the holding company for the Boston Red Sox, the New England Sports Networks (NESN) and Fenway Sports Group (FSG). In that capacity, she responsible for all legal affairs of NESV, NESN, the Red Sox, Fenway Park, FSG and the Red Sox Foundation. During her tenure, she oversaw the purchase of the Red Sox and NESN from prior ownership, as well as the renovation of Fenway Park.
Ms. Treat began her career in sports as vice president and corporate counsel for the Florida Marlins Baseball Club, where she was responsible for all general corporate and legal issues for the team. While at the Marlins, she played a major role in the effort to secure a publicly funded ballpark for the team.
She embarked on her legal career as an associate at the New York law firm of Shearman & Sterling, where she worked in Mergers & Acquisitions. While at Shearman & Sterling, she managed numerous transactions, including representing John Henry in the purchase of the Marlins. Ms. Treat graduated magna cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center, and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.