4th Annual New York Law School Sports Law Symposium – Nov. 2, 2012
When: Friday, November 2, 2012 (11:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.)
Where: 185 West Broadway, New York, NY [W201 (Events Center)]
I will be speaking on the Intellectual Property Issues in Sports and Breaking Into the Sports Industry panels. If you are in New York, it would be great to see you there.
11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. – Opening Remarks
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m – Keynote Interview with Mike Zarren
12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. – Overview of Current Legal Developments in the Sports Industry (1 CLE Credit – Ethics and Professional Practice)
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Breakout Sessions
- Intellectual Property Issues in Sports (W420) (1 CLE Credit – Professional Practice)
- Negotiating Rights Acquisitions (W320) (1 CLE Credit – Professional Practice)
- Bankruptcy Issues in Sports (W220) (1 CLE Credit – Professional Practice)
3:10 p.m. – 4:10 p.m. – Anaylsis and Impact of the Concussion Litigation (1 CLE Credit – Professional Practice)
4:20 p.m. – 5:20 p.m. – Sports Labor Negotiations (1 CLE Credit – Professional Practice)
5:30 p.m. – 6:20 p.m. – Breaking Into the Sports Industry
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Networking Reception
Jodi Balsam, Associate Professor at NYLS; Former Counsel for Operations and Litigation at the NFL
Robert Boland, Professor of Sports Management & Sports Business at New York University
Marc Edelman, Associate Professor of Law at Barry University: Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
Robert Erb ’91, CEO at Schutt Sports; Adjunct Professor at New York Law School
Frank Golding, YouTube Director, Head of Sports for North America at Google
Russ Granik, Vice Chairman at Galatioto Sports Partners; Former Deputy Commissioner and COO at the NBA
Frank Hawkins, Partner at Scalar Media Partners; Former SVP Business Affairs at the NFL
Darren Heitner, Founder of the Sports Agent Blog; Attorney at Wolfe Law; Contributor at Forbes Magazine;
Ronald Katz, Partner and Chair of the Sports Law Group at Manatt
Jeannine Kenney, Associate Counsel at Hausfeld LLC; Plantiff’s Liason Counsel for NFL concussion litigation
J. Carolos Kuri, General Counsel at Red Bull New York
David Mayer, Principal Counsel at ESPN, Inc.
Michael McCann, Legal Analysts at SI & NBA TV; Professor & Director of Sports Law Institute at Vermont Law School;
Lauren Dienes-Middlen, VP, Intellectual Property at World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.
Joe Nahra, Business & Legal Affair Executive at CAA Sports
Matthew Parlow, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Law at Marquette University
Irwin Raij, Partner and co-chair of the Sports Industry Team at Foley & Lardner LLP
Robert Raiola, CPA; Sports & Entertainment Group Manager at Fazio, Mannuzza, Roche, Tankel, LaPilusa, LLC
Frank Saviano, Associate at Proskauer
Alan Schwarz, Reporter at New York Times
David Soskin ’08, Counsel at ESPN, Inc.; Adjunct Professor at New York Law School
Meredith Wolff, Associate Staff Attorney at NHL Enterprises, L.P.
Mike Zarren, Assistant General Manager and Team Counsel at Boston Celtics
Warren Zola, Chair, Professional Sports Counseling Panel, & Asst. Dean, Grad. Management Programs at Boston College
Cost: NYLS Student (free), Visiting Students ($15), Attorneys ($45 – 4 CLE credits included), Professionals ($25). Register here.