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Wasserman Acquires Brillstein Entertainment Partners

Wasserman, a global leader in sports, music and culture, has finalized a transaction to acquire legendary entertainment management and production company Brillstein Entertainment Partners (“Brillstein”). The announcement was made by Wasserman Chairman & CEO, Casey Wasserman, and Brillstein Co-CEOs, Cynthia Pett and Jon Liebman. The addition of Brillstein adds a strong entertainment management and content […]

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Cameron Wagner Appointed Chief Client Officer for Elevate Sports Ventures

Award-winning industry leader, Cameron Wagner, will serve as Chief Client Officer of the newly launched global brand consulting practice of Elevate Sports Ventures. Elevate’s new brand consultation group will offer sponsorship strategy, platform development and management, event activation, portfolio valuations, measurement and performance evaluations, talent negotiation, and more. Cameron Wagner brings to the table 25 […]

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Interview With The Agent: Mark Galperin

Mark Galperin is the President and Founder of Supreme Sports Group. Mark got his start in the sports world as an entrepreneur in high school who collected and sold sports memorabilia. His love for sports transferred into the agency world when he interned with a sports marketing company. However, his entrepreneurial spirit and seeing a […]

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Roc Nation & Brooklyn’s LIU Launch New School

Roc Nation has partnered with Brooklyn’s Long Island University to launch Roc Nation School of Music, Sports, and Entertainment. Enrollment for the new school will begin Fall 2021. 25% of incoming freshman will receive the Roc Nation Hope Scholarship allowing them to graduate without any debt. Applicants can begin to apply this fall and the […]

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COVID-19 Finds Endeavor Looking to Raise Capital

Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, Hollywood powerhouse Endeavor is one of the talent agencies struggling to financially meet is obligations to its employees, clients and investors. As recently reported by the New York Post, Endeavor is looking to raise $250 million to offset some of the financial windfall suffered from the agency’s entertainment-business properties, including the […]

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CBS News Producer Alison Pepper Joins CAA As An Agent

Powerhouse sports and entertainment firm Creative Artists’ Agency (CAA) has brought on Alison Pepper as an Agent. She will work within the Television – News & Sports Media department. Alison served as senior producer for CBS and was in charge of managing the broadcast operations of popular programs such as 60 Minutes, as well as […]

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Kansas Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium

This is my first post since coming back from a nice weekend vacation to the Bahamas.  I was able to catch the tough loss for Kansas against VCU this weekend.  Let’s not focus too much on that, and instead, look at something promising for Kansas in the near future. What: KU Sports & Entertainment Law […]

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2011 Southwestern Law School Sports Law Symposium

I recently received a Tweet from someone asking where there are very few West Coast Sports Law Symposiums.  If you are on the West Coast, this is one you certainly will not want to miss (and I am not just saying that because I am moderating a panel). What: Business of Amateur Sports Symposium at […]

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Nova Southeastern Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium

This is a great event to attend if you are in the South Florida area.  I will be speaking on the 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. panel titled, Family Managing an Athlete’s Career. What: 4th Annual Nova Southeastern University Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium When: Saturday, February 19th, 2011 (9:30 a.m. – Keynote Speaker:  Luther Campbell […]

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ASU Sports & Entertainment Law Conference

What: Arizona State University Sports & Entertainment Law Conference When: Saturday, October 30, 2010 (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) Where: Armstrong Hall at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University Topic: A-Rod to Jay-Z: Sports and Entertainment Law in the 21st Century. Speakers will present articles that will be published in […]