The Legal Evolution of Professional Golf and Tennis

Friday, April 15, 2011 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)

Special guest speakers will address a range of topics surrounding the legal aspects of player representation, event management, broadcasting, publicity rights, exploitation, and legal governance.

Guest speakers include:
Kevin Callanan,Vice President of IMG Tennis
Jim Thomas, former tennis professional
Gavin Forbes, Senior Vice President of IMG Tennis
Zandria Conyers, Legal Counsel to the LPGA
Jim Juliano, Managing Partner at Nicola, Gudbranson & Cooper, LLC
Dave Lightner, owner of Fairway Sports Management
Jay Burton, Senior Vice President, IMG Golf
Peter Carfagna, Executive-in-Residence at C|M|LAW and former chief legal officer/general counsel of IMG

Reception and networking begins at Noon; program begins at 12:30 pm.  This symposium is free and open to the public. Preregistration is not necessary.

Sponsored by the Entertainment and Sports Law Association.

CLE credit: 4 hours (free)

Category: CLE Programs, Public Lectures

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