2013 National Sports Law Student Writing Competition

 For law students interested in sports law, the National Sports Law Institute of Marquette University Law School is offering an excellent opportunity in the form of a writing competition.  The winner of the competition will receive complimentary registration for the National Sports Law Institute’s annual fall conference on Friday, October 18, 2013, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and an […]

UVA Sports Law Symposium to be held Friday

The Virginia Sports and Entertainment Law Journal and the Virginia Sports Law Society will present their second annual sports law symposium entitled “Vice and Morality in Sports” on Friday, March 8, 2013 from 9 am to 4 pm at the University of Virginia School of Law.  The symposium is free of charge. The symposium schedule is […]

Sports Business Careers: Should You Go to Law School?

Over the last few years I’ve blogged about various issues facing students who are seeking careers in sports law and discussed these issues with students in my sports law class.  I’ve covered my thought process in considering whether to be a sports lawyer or sports agent and the importance of internships in the sports industry. But […]

Sports Law Careers: Get an Internship

“How do I get my foot in the door of the sports industry?”  This is the time of year when I receive a number of questions from law students about careers in the sports industry.  Although there’s no right answer, or one single path to working in and around sports, getting an internship is a great start. […]

Does Tony LaRussa’s Legal Training Make Him a Better Manager?

When I was in law school and unsure of my career direction, I remember being told that “you can do anything with a law degree.”  Tony LaRussa, lawyer and manager of the World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals, provides a good example. Michael McCann of the Sports Law Blog has a very interesting post on […]

New York Law School to Host Sports Law Symposium

The New York Law School Institute for Information Law and Policy and the New York Law School Sports Law Society is holding its Third Annual Sports Law Symposium on Friday, November 4, 2011, from 12:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at New York Law School, 185 West Broadway, New York.   The symposium will feature the […]

National Sports Law Institute Conference to be held October 21

The National Sports Law Institute of Marquette University Law School will host its annual conference “Hot Topics in Sports Law and Business” on Friday, October 21, 2011 at Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The conference will feature panels discussing hot topics in collegiate, professional, and Olympic sports, and a discussion of current issues […]

Dan Fitzgerald Interviewed for The Legal Blitz

I was recently interviewed by Ben McKenna of The Legal Blitz, a sports law blog published by Ben McKenna and Steve Silver, students at Temple Law School.  The interview covered a wide range of topics, from how I became involved in sports law to issues in high school and college sports, including concussions and the use […]