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CEO of Steinberg Sports & Entertainment
Leigh Steinberg was the primary inspiration for the film Jerry Maguire. He is considered the “greatest sports agent in history” according to Forbes, having negotiated over $3 billion in athlete contracts and representing over sixty first-round NFL Draft picks, including eight Pro Football Hall of Fame clients. Leigh has represented the first overall pick in the NFL Draft, a record eight times and has advised over 300 professional athletes. Steinberg’s clients have donated over $1 billion to charities and causes over the past 42 years. Steinberg has received commendations for his philanthropic work from Congress, State Senate, State Legislature, the Los Angeles City Council, the Orange County, Board of Supervisors, President Reagan, President Bush, and President Clinton. He is also the author of two New York Times Best Sellers, Winning with Integrity and The Agent.