Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Palace Sports & Entertainment and Detroit Pistons
Richard Haddad is Senior Vice President & General Counsel at Palace Sports & Entertainment and the Detroit Pistons. He oversees corporate and real estate development, human resources, and legal, business and government affairs for PSE, the Detroit Pistons, and related properties and companies, including Pistons Performance, the Palace of Auburn Hills, Pistons GT and the Detroit Pistons Foundation. He also counsels and supports 313 Presents and its venues and properties, including Little Caesar’s Arena, the Fox Theatre, DTE Energy Music Theatre, Freedom Hill Amphitheatre, and Meadow Brook Amphitheatre.
Before joining PSE in 2012, Richard practiced law at Proskauer Rose LLP in New York, where he represented a broad base of corporate and individual clients in sports, finance, media, entertainment, aviation, real estate and other sectors and industries; and served as a law clerk to Judge Barbara S. Jones of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Richard grew up in Adrian, Michigan and graduated from the University of Michigan and Columbia Law School.