When: February 15, 2011 (4:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)
Where: One Newark Center, Newark, NJ 07102 (map)
The event will focus on the professional and ethical dilemmas confronting attorneys representing athletes and entertainers. 3 CLE credits will be awarded for full day attendance.
Jeffrey B. Gewirtz, Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer, New Jersey Nets Basketball/Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment
PANEL 1 — TRIAL PUBLICITY
This panel will focus on Rule 3.6 of the ABA’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct.
Christopher D. Adams, Esq., Member — Walder, Hayden & Brogan, P.A.
Darren Del Sardo, Esq., Partner — Damico, Del Sardo & Montanari, L.L.C.
Ellen C. Marshall, Esq., Of Counsel — Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis L.L.P.
Michael McCann, Esq., Professor — Vermont Law School
PANEL 2 — LABOR CONCERNS IN SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT
This panel will concentrate on the labor concerns surrounding sports leagues and the entertainment industry.
Jessica Berman, Esq., Associate Counsel — National Hockey League
Ann Burdick, Esq., Senior Legal Counsel — Writers Guild of America East
Marc Edelman, Esq., Assistant Professor — Barry University’s Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
Alan C. Milstein, Esq., Member/Shareholder — Sherman, Silverstein, Kohl, Rose & Podolsky, P.A.