Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up

On Wednesday of this week, I was elected President of the Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law Society (EASLS) at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. I am extremely excited about taking on the position and cannot wait to help plan next year’s UF Sports Symposium. Dynasty is continuing to grow and take care of its existing clients. We recently signed Dan Leatherman to a deal with the Winnipeg Goldeyes of the Northern League and are currently under discussions with a group of teams wishing to acquire the services of Gerard Haran. Law School finals are approaching. Last note: I will be going to Israel for the second consecutive year. I will tentatively be overseas from May 11-21. Here are some stories that I was not able to discuss over the past week:

This week, we brought back one of our best columns: Interview With The Agent. Check out Samyr Laine’s interview with soccer agent, Max Eppel, by clicking on the Featured tab on the right sidebar.

By Darren Heitner

Darren Heitner created Sports Agent Blog as a New Year's Resolution on December 31, 2005. Originally titled, "I Want To Be A Sports Agent," the website was founded with the intention of causing Heitner to learn more about the profession that he wanted to join, meet reputable individuals in the space and force himself to stay on top of the latest news and trends.

Heitner now runs Heitner Legal, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm with many practice areas, including sports law and contract law. Heitner has represented numerous athletes and sports agents as legal counsel. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Bloomington from 2011-2014, where he created and taught a course titled, Sport Agency Management, which included subjects ranging from NCAA regulations to athlete agent certification and the rules governing the profession. Heitner serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches a Sports Law class that includes case law surrounding athlete agents and the NCAA rules.