David W. Elston, Real Estate Lawyer and Sports Agent, Joins Jennings Strouss

3.11.07

David Elston joins Jennings Strouss where he focuses his practice on real estate transactions, corporate securities law and sports representation.

Mr. Elston has experience in many aspects of real property development, including master planned communities.

Mr. Elston is a Registered Agent with the Major League Baseball Players Association. He has represented over a dozen professional baseball players, negotiating over $50 million worth of guaranteed major league baseball contracts on their behalf. He recently finalized a $3.8 million, 1-year contract (with an Option Salary of $4.3 million for 2008 which will can automatically vest based on 400 plate appearances), for Jose Valentin, a second baseman with the New York Mets.

Mr. Elston received his Juris Doctor from the University of Toledo, College of Law, graduating cum laude, and graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in Business Administration.