Briefing Room

sports law

Athletes as Clients

On Monday, Sept. 21, at 12:10 p.m. in Room 244, get insight into the issues that arise in representing athletes as clients (including the lawyer/athlete-client relationship and the agent/athlete-client relationship) from a panel of lawyers that includes Dean Alan C. Michaels, […]

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A Discussion with Legendary Sports Agent Leigh Steinberg

Famed sports agent and real life inspiration for the movie Jerry Maguire Leigh Steinberg, founder of Steinberg Sports & Entertainment, spoke to students at Moritz about his career and the industry.

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Moritz grad scores job as MLB analyst

When Derek Smith ‘09 was applying to law school, his personal statement made his career aspirations unwaveringly clear. He wanted to work in professional baseball. Five years after graduation, Smith has seen those ambitions come to fruition through his role […]

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gene smith feature

‘Why All the Fuss About the Washington Redskins?’

Student groups and the Office of Diversity & Inclusion at the Moritz College of Law will present a panel discussion and reception on Jan. 29 on “Why All the Fuss About the Washington Redskins Football Team: The Intersection of Sports Money & Social Justice.”

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Gurwin Finds Niche in Entertainment Law

David Gurwin ’85 extends his practice toward entertainment, media and sports, emerging technology, life sciences, and pharmaceuticals. His greatest passion however, lies in of entertainment law.

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The BCS: Controversial or illegal?

The NCAA is no stranger to the courtroom, and, at any given time, it is likely to have several high-profile lawsuits filed against it. As would be expected, the theme is almost always the same: someone wants a piece of […]

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Counsel for Major League Baseball to speak

The Program on Dispute Resolution hosts a Lawrenece Lecture each year that features a speaker with a distinguished career as a negotiator. In 2009, the speaker is Steven Fehr, an attorney who has been outside counsel to the Major League […]

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Leadership of Frank Ray ’73 shines again

On Frank A. Ray’s first day on the job as chief civil counsel at the Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office in 1976, his boss at the time, George C. Smith ’59 (now Senior U. S. District Judge), instructed him to meet […]

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