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Official NFLPA Lockout Discussion At New York Law School

What: NFL Players Association Lockout Session at New York Law School

When: Tuesday, April 26, 2011 (3:30 pm -5:30 pm)

Where: New York Law School (185 W. Broadway New York, NY 10013 – Auditorium, A014)

George Atallah, NFLPA Assistant Executive Director of External Affairs will be speaking along with an undisclosed NFL player.  The discussion will be moderated by the New York Law School Sports Law Society.  Topics such as success of the game, the lockout and how the sides reached this point will be discussed. A full question-answer session will follow.

Cost: Free. To RSVP please contact Jilane Rodgers at the NFLPA – [email protected] / 202.756.9171 (office) / 202.255.5874 (cell).

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.