Interview With The Agent: Allison Galer

Allison Galer, ESQ. is a Los Angeles, CA based attorney and licensed WNBA, FIBA, and talent agent. She is the founder and president of Disrupt The Game, a full service sports and entertainment agency that focuses on WNBA and overseas contract negotiations, on-screen opportunities, marketing & endorsement deals, speaking engagements, public relations, and social media…

The Legal Impact Of Self-Representation In Professional Sports

Prior to the start of the NFL season, Denver Broncos offensive lineman Russell Okung received a lot of attention as he chose to negotiate his own free agent deal. Over the past few seasons, there seems to be a growing trend of NFL players choosing to negotiate their contracts without the help of an agent. Bernard…

NBA Collective Bargaining Agreement Negotiations

The following is a guest contribution from Noah Goodman. Goodman is an associate at Ballard Spahr and he  drafts memoranda on federal court decisions and federal agency rulings. He previously oversaw a political campaign for a former Philadelphia City Councilman and was a presenter at the 28th Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture at the…

BESLA 36th Annual Conference

What: Black Entertainment & Sports Lawyers Association 36th Annual Conference “The Doctrine of Success- Addressing Global Business Challenges through Excellence and Inclusion” When: October 19-23, 2016 Where: Hyatt Ziva Cabo, San Lucas, Mexico To register for the event, click here. To access the full agenda for the conference, click here. Sport industry panel topics include: Twitter, Social Media, Digital…

2017 NBA All-Star Game Will No Longer Be Played In North Carolina

The NBA announced on Thursday that the 2017 All-Star game will not occur in Charlotte, citing North Carolina’s House Bill 2 as the reason for the move. House Bill 2, also known as HB2 or the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, is an anti-LGBT legislation passed in March which forces transgender people to use public bathrooms…

Basketball Agent Brad Ames Pleads Not Guilty At Arraignment

On June 13, we reported that Chicago youth basketball coach and agent to professional basketball players, Brad Ames, was charged with four counts of producing child pornography, one count of conspiracy to produce same and one count of knowingly receiving child pornography. Earlier today, Ames had his arraignment before the U.S. Magistrate Judge. Sports Agent Blog…

2016 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal Symposium Live Stream

What: 2016 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal Symposium – A Changing Game: Challenging the Status Quo in Sports Law at Villanova School of Law. When: Friday, April 1 from 9 AM to 1 PM Where: Arthur M. Goldberg ’66 Commons at the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law – 299 North Spring Mill Road,…