Noah E. Croom has served as Legal Counsel and Agent for Goodwin Sports Management (GSM) since 2002. Noah is known for his expertise in interpreting the NBA’s Collective Bargaining Agreement and salary cap.
Prior to joining GSM, Noah held positions at a prestigious law firm, the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Vancouver Grizzlies. He spent three years with New York City based Latham & Watkins as a corporate associate specializing in public offerings of debt, equity securities, mergers and acquisitions. During his stint with the NBA, Noah was involved in negotiating the Collective Bargaining Agreement with the NBA Players Association, assisting teams in interpreting the Collective Bargaining Agreement and drafting international television agreements as well as special agreements for events such as the NBA All-Star Game and NBA Draft.
Noah left the NBA to join Stu Jackson and the Vancouver Grizzlies during their inaugural season as Assistant General Manager and Legal Counsel. With the Grizzlies, Noah negotiated all player and coach contracts and represented the team in its negotiations with the NBA league office. Noah has also advised both the San Antonio Spurs and Denver Nuggets in connection with various player-related matters.
Noah graduated from Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA with a degree in Economics in 1987 and received his law degree from the University of Virginia in 1990.