Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (4/1/2016)

Unfortunately, the following is no April Fool’s joke. The agent community has lost a very valuable member in the passing of NFLPA certified Contract Advisor Eugene Parker. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Parker lost his battle with kidney cancer. He leaves behind many family members, friends and clients whom adored him, including Jairus Byrd, who…

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (3/4/2016)

I’m out here in the Windy City (Chicago) for a full day of fantasy sports. I will be speaking, along with many other very qualified sports lawyers, at the 26th Annual DePaul Law Review Symposium: Daily Fantasy Sports and Sports Gambling. It was a crazy week of working for new clients and fully satisfying the…

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (2/26/2016)

I really enjoyed being a part of a panel on daily fantasy sports last week at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. It was a top notch event with fantastic panelists and moderators. However, I was happy to get in and out as fast as possible, as this body does not handle cold quite well….

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (2/12/2016)

The trip from Fort Lauderdale to Eugene, Oregon is painful, but it was a joy to provide a Keynote Speech to the many law students interested in Sports and Entertainment Law. Thanks goes out to the whole crew for putting on a fantastic event. Then came the Super Bowl and all of its wonders. And…

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (1/29/2016)

Today I am traveling south to guest lecture in Professor Peter Carfagna’s Sports Law class at the University of Miami Law School. The Harvard Law professor who teaches this class for two weeks wants me to discuss NCAA Amateurism Issues and Agent Regulation Statutes and Rules. That seems manageable. Next week, I am off to…

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (1/22/2016)

Looking forward to putting the final touches on what was probably Heitner Legal’s busiest week to date. The one major problem with that is that at some point, that website, as well as all other sites I own (except for Sports Agent Blog, which is on a different server) was hacked. I am still having…

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (1/15/2016)

Another very busy week is in the books. I began teaching a Sports Law class at the University of Florida’s graduate program, worked non-stop on Heitner Legal matters and signed Miami Dolphins safety Reshad Jones as a client to Dynasty Dealings.I am looking forward to exploring what types of off-field opportunities we can help negotiate…