2017 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal Symposium

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Sports, Media and Millennials:

Evolving Landscape of Consumer Demand

 

The Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law hosted its signature event—the annual Sports Law Symposium—on Friday, April 7, 2017. This year's symposium, Sports, Media and Millennials, featured an in-depth look into changing patterns of consumer demand in sports.

Panelists include:

A full list of panels and panelists is below.

The symposium took place on Friday, April 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Arthur M. Goldberg ’66 Commons at the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. 

 

 

Panel 1: Beyond March Madness: The NCAA and the Student-Athlete

Mark Jackson, Director of Athletics, Villanova University
Oliver Luck
, EVP of Regulatory Affairs, NCAA
Mike Nardi, Director of Men's Basketball Operations, Villanova Men's Basketball
Vince Nicastro, COO, Big East Conference


Moderated by Andrew Brandt, Executive Director of the Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law

 

2017 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Annual Symposium, Panel 1

 

 

Panel 2: Multi-Tasking Media: The More You Can Do

Jack Ford, Correspondent, 60 Minutes, CBS
Jane McManus, Columnist/Reporter, espnW
Peter King
, Writer, Sports Illustrated
Chuck Todd, Moderator, Meet the Press, NBC


Moderated by Andrew Brandt, Executive Director of the Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law, and Jami Wintz McKeon ’81, Partner and Chair of the Firm, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

2017 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Annual Symposium, Panel 2

 

 

Panel 3: The E-Sports Phenomenon

Darren Heitner, Founder, Heitner Legal
Harris Peskin, eSports attorney
John Ourand
, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal 
Mike Sepso, SVP of eSport Division, Activision Blizzard, Inc.
 

Moderated by Andrew Brandt, Executive Director of the Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law

Panel 3: The E-Sports Phenomenon

Darren Heitner, Founder, Heitner Legal
Harris Peskin, E-sports attorney
John Ourand
, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal 
Mike Sepso, SVP of eSport Division, Activision Blizzard, Inc.
 

Moderated by Andrew Brandt, Executive Director of the Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law

 

2017 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Annual Symposium, Panel 3

 

 

Panel 4: Inside the Board Room: Managing Media in a Millennial World

David BruceVP Brand & Integrated Marketing, Major League Soccer
Eric Johnson, EVP Global Advertising Revenue & Sales Operations, ESPN
Erika Nardini
, CEO, Barstool Sports
Jon Wertheim
, Executive Editor, Sports Illustrated

Moderated by Andrew Brandt, Executive Director of the Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law, and Jeffrey Moorad '81, Chairman/CEO, Moorad Sports Partners

 

Closing Remarks

Amelia Curotto '17, Editor-in-Chief, Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal

Panel 4: Inside the Board Room: Managing Media in a Millennial World

David BruceVP Brand & Integrated Marketing, Major League Soccer
Eric Johnson, EVP Global Advertising Revenue & Sales Operations, ESPN
Erika Nardini
, CEO, Barstool Sports
Jon Wertheim
, Executive Editor, Sports Illustrated

Moderated by Andrew Brandt, Executive Director of the Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law, and Jeffrey Moorad '81, Chairman/CEO, Moorad Sports Partners

 

Closing Remarks

Amelia Curotto '17, Editor-in-Chief, Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal

2017 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Annual Symposium, Panel 4

 

Prior to the event start, the Moorad Center will host a special session entitled “Getting into the Agent Business.” Jerrold Colton, an NFL and NHL agent whose client roster includes David Akers and Jahri Evans, Ed Wasielewski '95 CLAS, a certified NFL agent whose roster includes Denver Broncos Wide Receiver Cody Latimer, Jeffrey S. Moorad and Andrew Brandt lead a revealing discussion about the business and how to launch your career. This session, geared for law students, will be held from 8:15-9 a.m. in the Law School (Rm 102).