Symposium Videos

2015 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Symposium


Panel 1: Jameis Winston and Florida State University—Fair or Foul

David Cornwell, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg, LLP, and Counsel for Jameis Winston


Panel 2: NFL Concussion Litigation Settled?

Sol Weiss ’72 VLS, Partner, Anapol Schwartz, and Co-Lead Counsel (for plaintiffs) in NFL Concussion Injury Litigation


Panel 3: NCAA Change and Challenges: a Landscape in Flux

Part 1

The Rev. Peter M. Donohue, OSA, PhD, ’75 CLAS, Villanova University President; Oliver Luck, Executive Vice President, National Collegiate Athletic Association; Vince Nicastro, Athletic Director, Villanova University

Part 2

Ramogi Huma, Founder and President, College Athletes Players Association; Jeffrey Kessler, Partner, Winston & Strawn, LLP, and Lead Counsel in Jenkins v. NCAA


Panel 4: A Woman’s Voice in a Volatile Year in Sports

Ashely Fox, NFL Columnist, ESPN; Cynthia C. Hogan, Senior VP, Public Policy and Government Affairs, National Football League; Jane McManus, NFL Columnist, ESPN


Panel 5: NFL: Past and Present

David Dunn, CEO, Athletes First; Warrick Dunn, former NFL running back and Limited Partner Owner, Atlanta Falcons; Jane McManus, NFL Columnist, ESPN; Dick Vermeil, Former NFL Head Coach (St. Louis Rams, Kansas City Chiefs, Philadelphia Eagles); Brian Westbrook ’01 VSB, former NFL running back (Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers) and Commentator for Comcast SportsNet Philly


2014 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Symposium


Symposium Introduction

Panel 1: State of Sports Law

Practicing attorneys discussed the most debated, headline-grabbing issues of the day.

David Cornwell, Gordon & Rees, LLP, Counsel for Alex Rodriguez and Jonathan Martin

Sol Weiss, ’72 VLS, Anapol Schwartz, Co-lead Counsel in NFL Concussion Injury Litigation

David G. Feher, Winston & Strawn, Counsel for newly-filed antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA


Panel 3: Super Agents

Moderated by Andrew Brandt and Jeffrey Moorad, Chairman/CEO, Moorad Sports Partners

Tom Condon, Co-Chief of Creative Artist Agency – Football Division; Leigh Steinberg, CEO of Steinberg Sports and Entertainment; Arn Tellem, Vice-Chairman of Wasserman Media Group

2013 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Symposium


Panel 1: Framing the Issue

Keith Primeau, Jim Nelson, Taylor Twellman, and Brian Westbrook talk about their experiences with concussions and head injury awareness in sports

Panel 2: Building the Case – A Legal and Medical Background of Concussions

Marc Edelman, Dr. Michael Marino, and VLS student Cailyn Reilly discuss the legal and medical aspects of the concussion issue

Panel 3: Concussion Injury Litigation v. NFL: Looking at Both Sides

Attorneys Paul Anderson, J. Gordon Cooney, Jr., and Sol Weiss discuss the issues behind the pending litigation in the class action suit brought by former and current NFL players against the league

2013 Interviews With the Panelists

Brian Westbrook


Taylor Twellman


Sol Weiss


Roger Cossack


Peter Keating


Attorney Paul Anderson


Law professor Marc Edelman

Former NFL linebacker Jim Nelson


Dr. Michael Marino


Sports Law Center founder Jeffrey Moorad 


Attorney David Cornwell columnist Ashley Fox



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