Apr
06

Fordham Sports Law Symposium

What: Fordham Law’s 13th Annual Symposium on Current Legal Issues in Sports

Where: James B.M. McNally Amphitheatre, Fordham Law School. 140 West 62nd Street, New York, NY.

When: Friday, April 17, 2009

Program Agenda

9:00 AM- Welcome and Opening Remarks
Opening Remarks by Tanner Rouse
Co-Editor, Fordham Sports Law Symposium

9:30 AM – Panel I
Pharmaceutical Liability and Sports

Moderator:

JOHN M. VORPERIAN, ESQ.
Professor of Sports Law/Sports Management,
Concordia College;
Host, “Beyond the Game”

Panelists:

EUGENE ROGER EGDORF, ESQ.
Pharmaceutical Litigator, The Lanier Law Firm;
Certified Contract Advisor, NFL Players Association

EUGENE LEE, ESQ.
President and Founder, ETL Associates;
Certified Contract Advisor, NFL Players Association

CAMERON A. MYLER, ESQ.
Associate, Frankfurt, Kurnit, Klein & Selz, P.C.
Four-time Olympic Luger;
Associate Counsel, World Olympians Association

5 Minute Break

11:15 AM – Panel II
Sports Journalism Ethics

Moderator:

ABNER GREENE, ESQ.
Leonard F. Manning Chair,
Professor, Fordham University Law School

Panelists:

ARI FLEISCHER
President, Ari Fleischer Sports Communications
Former White House Press Secretary

MIKE FLORIO, ESQ.
Correspondent, Profootballtalk.com

JACK MARSHALL, ESQ.
President and Founder, ProEthics;
Primary Writer and Editor, The Ethics Scoreboard

MARK CONRAD, ESQ.
Professor of Legal and Ethical Studies,
Fordham University School of Business

DAVID SUSSMAN, ESQ.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP
Former Counsel and acting COO of the New York Yankees

1:00 – Lunch

1:45 PM – Keynote Address

Introduction by PAT F.X. FITZPATRICK, JR.
Co-Editor Fordham Sports Law Symposium

JOHN D. FEERICK, ESQ.
Sidney C. Norris Chair of Law in Public Service,
Director /Founder of the Feerick Center for Federal Justice,
Fordham University Law School

2:45 PM – Panel III
Gambling in Sports

Moderator:

MATTHEW J. MITTEN, ESQ.
Director, National Sports Law Institute;
Director of LL.M in Sports Law for Foreign Lawyers,
Marquette University Law School

Panelists:

JEFFREY STANDEN, ESQ.
Professor of Sports Law,
Willamette University;
Author of Upcoming Publication:
The Beauty of Bets: Prediction Markets, Wagers and Compensation for Professional Athletes

JAY MOYER, ESQ.
Adjunct Professor,
Fordham University Law School;
Special Counsel, National Football League

MARC EDELMAN, ESQ.
Visiting Professor,
Rutgers School of Law- Camden;
Founder and CEO, www.SportsJudge.com

SENATOR RAYMOND LESNIAK
State Senator of New Jersey
Plaintiff: Interactive Entertainment & Gaming Association, Inc., et al. v. Holder, et al.

CLE Credits and Registration Fees: Free and open to the public | 6 NYS CLE (non-transitional, professional practice) credits and lunch available for $100 ($85 for Fordham Law alumni & public interest attorneys). Lunch without CLE credit is available for $10. Fordham Law School has a financial hardship policy.