Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium

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

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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