The 2014 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal Symposium—An Inside Look at the World of Agents: Past, Present and Future—provided a 360° analysis of the sports agent world. From the cutthroat nature of the business to future challenges ahead, this behind-the-scenes look at one of the most competitive careers was a must-see event for anyone interested in the business of sports.
The Symposium took place Friday, March 21, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., in the Arthur M. Goldberg Commons at Villanova University School of Law. This program was approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 3 CLE credits (2 substantive, 1 ethics).
Click here to view a recorded webcast of the event.
Moderated by Moorad Center Director Andrew Brandt, panels included:
Prior to the event start,the Moorad Center hosted a special session entitled “How to Get Into the Agent Business.” Michael Siegel VLS ‘96, a certified NBA and NFL agent whose firm's clients include Kawhi Leonard and Jerod Mayo, and Jerrold Colton, an NFL and NHL agent whose client roster includes David Akers and Jahri Evans, engaged in a revealing conversation about the business and how to launch your career. This session, geared for law students, was held from 8-8:45 a.m. in Law School classroom 203.
A limited number of Leigh Steinberg’s book, “The Agent: My 40-Year Career Making Deals and Changing the Game,” were available free of charge to attendees, courtesy of the Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law.