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Sports Law Symposium At The University Of Wisconsin

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What: Sports Law Symposium at the University of Wisconsin Law School

When: Thursday, April 9th, 2015 5 pm – 9 pm

Where: Law Building: Room 2260

975 Bascom Mall, Madison, WI 53706


The Sports Law Symposium is a FREE event open to all UW students, hosted by the Sports and Entertainment Law Society. The event will feature three panels of highly successful and accomplished lawyers, sports agents, athletic directors, compliance officials, professors and sports executives. Come learn more about the wide variety of careers in sports law and listen to these individuals debate today’s most pressing sports law topics. The event begins with a food and social hour from 5:00-6:00 PM and the first panel starts at 6:00 PM.

Panelists include:
• Arnie Fielkow, President and CEO of National Basketball Retired Players Association and Former Executive VP of the New Orleans Saints
• Ed Garvey, Former Executive Director, NFLPA
• Linda Greene, Co-Founder of Black Women in Sport Foundation, Former Legislative Chair of US Olympic Committee
• Scott Smith, Certified NFL Agent, XAM Sports
• Walter Dickey, Senior Associate Athletic Director, University of Wisconsin
• Forrest Karr, Athletic Director, Northern Michigan University
• Pat Richter, Former Athletic Director, University of Wisconsin
• Dan Rohrer, Associate Director of Compliance, University of Wisconsin
• Kevin Schulz, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
• Steven Thompson, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
• Jeffery Whitney, Vice Chair, The Sports Entertainment Group, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Those interested are encouraged to join the Facebook event page: