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
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
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
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
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Annual Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Symposium
Every Spring, the Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal holds its annual symposium on current issues and hot topics in the world of sports law. Past Symposia have covered issues with concussions in sports, agent representation, and more. Check back in the Spring for more information on the next symposium.
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