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Seton Hall 2011 Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium

What: Seton Hall Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law 2011 Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium

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

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

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.

Cost: Free for Seton Hall Law students and faculty (click here) and $40 for general registration (click here).

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.