A reminder that the Connecticut Bar Association will be hosting a sports law panel at its annual meeting on June 17, 2013, from 9:30 to 11:30.
Here is a description of the panel:
The Sports and Entertainment Committee will be presenting panel discussion titled “Legal Challenges in Connecticut Collegiate Athletic Departments” The panel will discuss the issues that face Connecticut athletic departments that engage in major collegiate athletics. In recent years, collegiate sports have created very high revenues for universities and athletic conferences. With the increase in revenue, universities and athletic conferences are faced with making decisions that result legal disputes. The panel includes two members of the Sports and Entertainment Committee: John Orleans, Esq. of Pullman & Comley, LLC and Dan Fitzgerald, Esq. of Brody Wilkinson, PC. The panel also consists of renowned sports economist, Professor Andrew Zimbalist the Robert A. Woods Professor of Economics Smith College; Deb Corum, Senior Associate Director of Athletics UCONN, Deborah Chin, Athletic Director University of New Haven and Paul Kelly, Esq., Jackson Lewis.
To view the Annual Meeting schedule and seminar descriptions, please see the following link: https://www.ctbar.org/Calendar/AM2013.aspx
Douglas Lilly, Esq.
Chair CBA Sports
& Entertainment Committee