William J. Robers

Bill grew up in southern Wisconsin, earning his undergraduate degree from Marquette University and later receiving his MBA from Carlson School of Management in 2001. Bill then graduated with honors from the University of Minnesota Law School with his Juris Doctor.

Bill’s practice emphasizes the representation of companies as outside general counsel, while specializing in the representation of sports entities, athletes and coaches.  In addition, Bill assists clients with protecting their valuable intellectual property through copyright and trademark protection and enforcement.

When not in the office, you may find Bill in stripes, as a NCAA Division I football official.  He also teaches Sports Law to students in the Sports Management Program in the College of Business at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, and is an active member of Colorado Springs Rotary.

About William

Practice Areas:


  • Juris Doctor, with honors, University of Minnesota Law School (2001)
  • Masters of Business Administration, cum laude, Carlson School of Management (2001)
  • Bachelor of Science, cum laude, Marquette University (1997)

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • Member, Sports Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Bar Association Section on Entertainment and Sports
  • Member, Colorado Springs Rotary
  • Member, USA Canoe Kayak & Judicial Committee


Court Admissions:

  • Colorado State Courts (2008)
  • California State Courts (2001)
  • Central District of California Federal Courts (2001)

Bar Admissions:

  • Colorado (2008)
  • California (2001)

Professional Experience:

  • Sparks Willson (2009-Present)
  • Holme Roberts & Owen, LLP (now Bryan Cave LLP) (2008-2009)
  • Robers Management Group; Orange County, California (2006-2008)
  • Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP,; Los Angeles, California (2001-2006)


Thomas C. Andreas
    Email: tca@sparkswillson.com