Jim Tanner

President, Tandem Sports + Entertainment

Jim Tanner is the President of Tandem Sports + Entertainment, a full-service sports and entertainment agency. Tandem represents some of the biggest stars in sports and broadcasting, including elite NBA and WNBA athletes, broadcasters, coaches, executives and organizations.

For 20+ years, Jim has represented professional athletes in a range of matters—from player contract negotiations to advertising and marketing contracts. He is certified as an agent by the NBPA and WNBPA. Jim has twice been recognized by Sports Illustrated as one of the “101 Most Influential Minorities in Sports” and has repeatedly appeared in Washingtonian’s list of “Top Lawyers” for media and sports law.

Tandem’s clients include Jeremy Lin, Justin Jackson, Jarrett Allen, John Henson, Thaddeus Young, Marvin Williams, Raymond Felton, Wayne Ellington, Michael Beasley and Alana Beard. Tandem also represents legends Grant Hill, Tim Duncan, Ray Allen, Dominique Wilkins, Jason Richardson and Tamika Catchings.