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Entertainment And Sports Law Lawyers In Skagway Alaska

Skagway is a first-class borough in Alaska, on the Alaska Panhandle. It was formerly a city first incorporated in 1900 that was re-incorporated as a borough on June 25, 2007. As of the 2000 census, the population of the city was 862. However, the population doubles in the summer tourist season in order to deal with more than 900,000 visitors. The port of Skagway is a popular stop for cruise ships, and the tourist trade is a big part of the business of Skagway. The White Pass and Yukon Route narrow gauge railroad, part of the area's mining past, is now in operation purely for the tourist trade and runs throughout the summer months. Skagway is also part of the setting for Jack London's book The Call of the Wild. Skagway (originally spelled Skaguay) is from the Tlingit name for the area, "Skagua" or "Shgagwèi" meaning "a windy place with 'white caps on the water."

What is entertainment and sports law?

Entertainment and sports law encompasses multiple areas of law which work together to serve the entertainment and sports industries. Attorneys who practice entertainment and sports law represent clients in the fields of motion pictures, television, theater, music, media, visual arts, literature, and professional sports. Entertainment and sports law lawyers handle matters like contract negotiation, agent representation, product endorsement deals, and litigation on behalf of their clients.