Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 8:30am - 12:30pm
Location: 1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)

Sponsored by the Cleveland Marshall College of Law Entertainment and Sports Law Association and the Lake County Captains

Continental Breakfast and Coffee to be provided.


  • Pre-registration for attorneys: $20.00
  • Pre-registration for non-attorneys: $10.00
  • Students: Free
  • Tickets at the door will be $25.00 for attorneys and $15.00 for non-attorneys

The Symposium will host three round-table panel discussions featuring industry experts from across the U.S.

PANEL 1: Branding, Licensing, and Talent Representation within Today & Entertainment Industry

  • Moderator: Angelin Chang, Professor of Music and Law, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
  • Ken Abdo, Partner, Fox Rothschild, LLP
  • Tom Moglovkin, Senior Vice President of Business Affairs, NBC Universal
  • Dan Levin, Principal, PROMINENT Brand + Talent

Panel 2: The Rise of the ESports Industry

  • Moderator: Peter Carfagna, Founder, Magis, LLC and Professor of Law, Harvard School of Law
  • Tyler Schrodt, CEO & Founder, Electronic Gaming Federation
  • Krista Hiner, Attorney, ESG Law
  • Anthony Muraco, Director of Gaming Operations, Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Chris Lloyd, ESports Agent, Evolved Talent Agency

Panel 3: Amateurism is the Problem, the HBL is the Solution

  • Moderator: Rafael Hernandez Brito, “El Alcade” and the voice of the Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Ricky Volante, Attorney, Buckley King, LPA and Chief Executive Officer, The Historical Basketball League Enterprises, Inc.
  • Mekka Okereke, Engineering Director, Google
  • Jim Convertino, Director of McGowan Professional Athletes & Entertainers Insurance Solutions 
  • Mike Johnson, Founder and CEO of All Day Group and ADG Sports



CLE credit: 3 hours

Category: CLE Programs, Faculty, General, Public Lectures, Student

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