Has Thomas P. Riley Filed More Boxing Piracy Lawsuits Than Any Other Attorney?


Have You Received a Letter From Attorney Thomas P. Riley? Are You Being Sued by G & G Closed Circuit Events, etc.?

If you just received a letter in the mail from Thomas P. Riley, you may be wondering: Who is this guy, and why is he exaggerating or making false allegations that my business illegally displayed a boxing match available on pay-per-view or a streaming service?

Well, you’re not alone! In just the Central District of California, covering Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, Ventura County, Santa Barbara County and San Luis Obispo County, Mr. Riley has filed a staggering 2,834 cases, all on behalf of boxing promoters claiming illegal showings of their boxing matches.

DAZN App – Boxing Piracy

Nationwide, the number is a staggering 5,227 as of the writing of this blog post, and probably even more by the time you read this! We conducted some statistics on this mind-boggling number of federal cases relating to alleged piracy of boxing events, generally pay-per-view or modern streaming services, such as the DAZN and FITE app.

Thomas P. Riley Only Litigates the Issue of Boxing Piracy

For starters, virtually every case filed by Thomas P. Riley relates to the same issue of piracy.

Type of Lawsuit Number of Cases filed by Thomas P. Riley
Cable/Sat TV 3033
Other Statutory Actions 2150
Copyrights 23
Consumer Credit 5
Other Civil Rights 4
Other Personal Property Damage 2
Bankruptcy Case 2
Unknown 1
Recovery of Overpayment & Enforcement of Judgment 1
Other Contract 1
Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization 1
Constitutionality of State Statutes 1
Bankruptcy Adversary 1
Grand Total 5222

Thomas P. Riley Boxing PiracyThomas P. Riley’s Clients Are Almost Entirely Boxing Promoters with Pay-Per-View or Streaming Apps

Client/Plaintiff Number of Cases Filed by Thomas P. Riley
J & J Sports Productions, Inc. 2957
Joe Hand Promotions, Inc. 886
Kingvision Pay-Per-View, Ltd. 420
G & G Closed Circuit Events, LLC 319
Garden City Boxing Club, Inc. 190
Event Entertainment, Inc. 151
Innovative Sports Management, Inc. 127
Top Rank, Inc. 46
Integrated Sports Media, Inc. 37
DirecTV, Inc 30
New Contenders, Inc. 28
National Satellite, Inc. 13
Circuito Cerrado, Inc. 9
Main Events/Monitor Productions 7
Traffic Sports USA 2
Prostar, Inc. 2
Don King Productions, Inc. 2
GoBox Promotions, Inc. 1
Grand Total 5227

Thomas P. Riley Has Been Filing These Lawsuits since 1994, and Shows No Sign of Stopping

Year Cases Filed by Thomas P. Riley
1994 2
1995 5
1996 75
1997 6
1998 195
1999 375
2000 144
2001 23
2002 72
2003 118
2004 81
2005 57
2006 36
2007 49
2008 200
2009 381
2010 745
2011 507
2012 589
2013 515
2014 382
2015 227
2016 112
2017 101
2018 82
2019 73
2020 75
Grand Total 5227

Thomas P. Riley Files Federal Lawsuits Mostly in California, Arizona, and Pennsylvania, as well as Texas, Arkansas, New York and Elsewhere

Federal Court Cases Filed by Thomas P. Riley
cacdc 2840
candc 602
caedc 480
azdc 446
casdc 328
paedc 275
txsdc 59
aredc 46
arwdc 26
pamdc 22
nyedc 21
insdc 17
pawdc 15
nedc 8
moedc 7
inndc 6
nysdc 4
nywdc 4
wiedc 3
akdc 2
almdc 2
alndc 2
alsdc 2
cacbk 2
tnwdc 2
casbk 1
ilndc 1
nvdc 1
okwdc 1
paebk 1
tnmdc 1
Grand Total 5227

Every Lawsuit Thomas P. Riley Has Filed

In case you’re curious, we’re releasing our full data set obtained through the Federal court system (PACER) for your review. Suffice to say, Thomas P. Riley is prolific in his litigation efforts.

To access Riley’s full data set as a Microsoft Excel file, please click here: Thomas P Riley Cases.

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