Headline Sports Law

NYU Law Collegiate Sports Event

What: Panel – A Professional Look at Collegiate Sports

Where: New York University (NYU) School of Law (Room 214, Vanderbilt Hall) – map

When: November 14, 2011 (4:00 – 6:00 pm)

Hear from a panel of professionals with varied backgrounds and experiences discuss and debate the most pressing topics in collegiate sports, including compensation for student athletes, the rise of super conferences, agency influence, and the future of the NCAA. Food and drinks will be provided.


  • Craig Esherick, Associate Director of Center of Sports Management at George Mason University and former head coach of Georgetown University Men’s Basketball Team
  • Dr. Constance Zotos, clinical associate professor at NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies and former Athletics Director at Drew University
  • Alan Milstein, Partner, Sherman Silverstein and attorney for Maurice Clarett in cases against NCAA and NFL
  • Seth Wickersham, writer for ESPN The Magazine
  • Moderator: Robert Boland, clinical associate professor of Sports Management, NYU Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management

Cost: Free. Please RSVP 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.