Morrison Rothman LLP

Immigration Of Counsel

Sherrod Seward



  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
    Juris Doctor, 2012

  • Hampton University
    B.S., Business Marketing, 2009

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, D.C.

Sherrod Seward is a specialist in sports and esports based immigration. He provides immigration services to athletes and sports organizations from around the world. In his career, Sherrod has handled immigration matters for poker players, boxers, and even dogsledding professionals. Sherrod is particularly known in his industry for his work with combat sports such as boxing, mixed martial arts, and jiu jitsu athletes. He has acquired O and P visa categories for some of the world’s best boxers on behalf of some of the nations premier sports promotion companies. Sherrod plans to take his unique approach to solving immigration issues in combat sports to the esports community, especially the fighting game community. In addition to immigration, Sherrod is knowledgeable in international law, trade finance, and taxation issues. 

Activities & Affiliations

  • Esports Bar Association

  • Sports Lawyers Association - NC Outreach Coordinator

  • Washington D.C. Bar Association

  • Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

  • Export-Import Bank of the United States

  • Charlotte World Affairs Council - MaGellan Society Board Member

  • City of Charlotte - Mayor's International Cabinet

  • Export Legal Assistance Network

Articles, Publications, and Lectures

  • Africa: Become Competitive by Insuring Payment Risks Lexnoir

  • How to mitigate payment risks, EXIM Export Essentials Symposium, Charlotte, NC November 9, 2017 Export-Import Bank of the United States

  • Africa Energy Trade: How to profit and keep it, DIVERSIFY AND EXPAND YOUR BUSINESS THROUGH EXPOR, Atlanta Georgia October 4, 2016, Export-Import Bank of the United States

  • Legal Night at Steele Creek, Immigration Panel, Charlotte, nc

  • Jack & Jill Immigration Symposium, Charlotte, NC

  • Sports Immigration Seminar - Sacred Heart University - San Antonio Texas

  • Esports Bar Association Conference - Immigration Panel Speaker