The 2014 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal Symposium—An Inside Look at the World of Agents: Past, Present and Future—provides 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 is a must-see event for anyone interested in the business of sports.
Moderated by Moorad Center Director Andrew Brandt, panels include:
Practicing attorneys discuss the most debated, headline-grabbing issues of the day.
David Cornwell, Gordon & Rees, LLP, counsel for Alex Rodriguez and Jonathan Martin
Sol Weiss, '72 VLS, Anapol Schwartz, Co-lead Counsel in NFL Concussion Injury Litigation
Topics in athlete representation will be explored from the team and player perspectives.
Team Perspective: Barry Hanrahan, Philadelphia Flyers Assistant General Manager; Aileen Dagrosa, Philadelphia Eagles Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Player Perspective: Brian Westbrook, VSB ‘01, former NFL running back (Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers) and commentator for CBS Sports’ Fantasy Football Today
Moderated by Andrew Brandt and Jeffrey Moorad, Chairman/CEO, Moorad Sports Partners
Commentary from "Super Agents" Tom Condon, Leigh Steinberg and Arn Tellem, who have counted among their individual client rosters all-star athletes such as Peyton Manning, Matthew Stafford, Robert Griffin III, Troy Aikman, Steve Young, Warren Moon, Derrick Rose and Russell Westbrook.
The Symposium takes 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 is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 3 CLE credits (2 substantive, 1 ethics). The event is free for non-CLE attendees.
Prior to the event start, please join us for a special session, "How to Get Into the Agent Business.” Michael Siegel ‘96, a certified NBA and NFLPA Agent who represents Kawai Leonard, and Jarrod Colton, an NFL and NHL agent whose client roster includes David Akers and Jahri Evans, will engage in a revealing conversation about the business and how to launch your career. This session, geared for law students, will be held from 8-8:45 a.m. in Law School classroom 203. All are welcome to attend.
The parking is free for all attendees.
To register, visit https://2014mooradsymposium.eventbrite.com/