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Robert (Bob) Lattinville

Of Counsel

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T 314.333.3925
F 314.862.4656

Bob Lattinville has successfully represented university administrations, athletic departments and coaches and professional athletes for over 25 years. His experience and robust network equips his clients with meaningful access to decision makers in the intercollegiate and professional sports industries. Bob is a well-known authority on the employment market for college and professional coaches and is widely published in this area. His collaboration with USA Today annually generates the seminal survey of compensation and employment trends for college coaches and athletics directors.

Bob represents various entities in the sports industry, and has taught sports law for over a decade at three accredited law schools: Washington University, University of Missouri-Columbia, and Saint Louis University. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Sports Lawyers Association and the National Sports Law Institute and is listed in Best Lawyers in America for Sports Law.

In addition, Bob represents banks, holding companies and other financial services companies in financial regulations and compliance, securities law, corporate law, and financial transactions. Bob is experienced in matters of corporate governance and financial institutions, including loan agreements, shareholder agreements, letters of intent, operating agreements, workouts and commercial lending.

For a wide variety of clients and industries, Bob provides general corporate representation including corporate formation and maintenance, employment contracts, non-competition agreements, change in control and severance agreements, and shareholder agreements.


  • National Football League Players’ Association
  • National Sports Law Institute, Board of Directors
  • Sports & Entertainment Law Committee of Missouri Bar, Former Chairman
  • Sports Lawyer’s Association, Board of Directors


  • Selected as one of St. Louis Business Journal’s 40 under 40 in 1997
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®  for Sports Law for over 10 years

Contact Bob Lattinville at 314.333.3925 or blattinville@spencerfane.com.