Eric Wiesel

Eric became a member of the California bar in 1993. He has handled numerous trials to verdict and argued before the California and Federal Appellate and California Supreme Courts. He has also personally handled disputes before FIBA, the NBA and the NFL. Both FIBA and WNBA certified, and having been an agent for over 20 years, Eric is devoted and focused on representing female basketball players in America and overseas.

WNBA

In regard to the WNBA, Eric Wiesel has represented over 200 draft picks, including 100 first round selections, 5 Rookies of the Year and 2 No. 1 picks. He has also negotiated over 250 marketing and/or speaking engagement contracts, formed over 30 companies, established 15 foundations/charities and created over 100 trademarks and 50 websites on behalf of his clients.

International

We have negotiated more than 2,500 professional sports contracts for women in over 30 countries. Each year this includes contracts on multiple teams in the Eurocup and Euroleague Final Four, as well as top teams in over 10 countries.

Our Clients

We are dedicated to providing excellence in representation and advocacy to an elite and very limited group of exceptional athletes. With integrity, honesty, strong work ethics and commitment, we provide vision, energy and passion and maintain, at all times, a level of service and professionalism worthy of our clients’ trust and confidence. We are personally responsible, available and accountable to our clients at all times.

OUR TEAM

YVES LEJEUNE

Yves began work as an agent in 1997 with the founding of LBM. Yves and Eric became partners shortly thereafter. Yves is based in Belgium and works throughout Europe. Prior to becoming an agent, Yves played professionally and was a head coach. Yves is assisted by his wife Olga Garanina who, as a former Russian National Team member, played internationally for 20 years.

STEFANO LUIGINI

Stefano became a partner of LBM in 2006 after serving as a General Manager of a 1st division team in Italy and completing legal studies. Stefano speaks five languages and works to place and manage clients throughout Europe.

MATT FISHER

Matt Fisher has been involved in women’s basketball for 18 years. Matt was a former women’s college basketball coach and worked in the WNBA with the Washington Mystics and Chicago sky. Matt attended the University of Kentucky.

STACIE ZIELINSKI

Stacie has served various capacities for Wiesel Sports for the last 10 years. She received her BA in Sport Management from the University of Connecticut and also held a previous internship with the Connecticut Sun. Stacie takes great pride in her ability to communicate, understand and help those she work with.

What We Do

As one of the oldest, most respected and successful international player representation agencies, we are recognized throughout the world as aggressive, protective, forceful, skilled and demanding advocates for our clients. As attorneys and former basketball professionals WE personally do the work that our clients needs and deserve. We care deeply about our clients — both personally and professionally. We view each of our clients as whole people – their lives off of the court and after basketball are as important to us as their careers while they play. We define our success with each client as a long and maximized playing career, off the court opportunities and income, a financially stable retirement and a life-long relationship.