More Powerful Agents Exit Creative Artists Agency

    • Lowell Taub and Lis Moss left CAA earlier this month, following the departures of former Co-Head of Television Nick Khan and top NFL agent Todd France.
    • CAA slashed pay agency wide in April by 50%.

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Lowell Taub and Lis Moss are the latest prominent names to leave Creative Artists Agency, Front Office Sports has learned.

Taub, the former head of sports endorsements at CAA, and Moss co-represented several high-profile athletes, especially in emerging Olympic sports. Both exited the firm earlier this month, according to sources with knowledge of the departure.

Their departure follows the high-profile departures of former Co-Head of Television Nick Khan and top NFL agent Todd France.

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Taub started at CAA in 2007 and negotiated hundreds of major endorsement deals for athletes across the sports landscape. Moss also joined CAA in 2007, serving first as Taub’s assistant, according to Sports Business Journal, before becoming an agent.  

Snowboarder Chloe Kim, gymnast Gabby Douglas and surfer Courtney Conlogue were repped by Taub and Moss.

The pandemic has hit CAA hard in recent months.

CAA slashed pay agency wide in April by 50% and top execs Richard Lovett, Bryan Lourd and Kevin Huvane said they would take no salary for 2020. 

The agency, which is largely owned by private equity firm TPG Capital, laid off 90 agents and executives, and furloughed 275 employees, Deadline reported.

A message left at CAA was not immediately returned Monday.