Sports & Entertainment Law Practice

If you choose to pursue a career in Sports and Entertainment Law you will represent athletes and entertainers or their employers, universities, venues, or other participants in this complex industry. You will need to get a solid grounding in such substantive areas of the law as contracts, torts, antitrust, and labor and employment. These areas of law intersect to govern the relationships between the key participants in the sports and entertainment industries. You will also need to be trained in negotiation and to understand the various models of dispute resolution.

General Courses

  • Accounting for Lawyers
  • Advanced Legal Research
  • Antitrust
  • Business Organizations
  • Copyright Law
  • Decedents' Estates and Trusts
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Business Transactions
  • Internet Law
  • Interviewing/Counseling
  • Introduction to Federal Taxation
  • Introduction to Taxation of Business Entities
  • Labor Law I and II
  • Negotiation & Mediation Advocacy
  • Sports Law
    • Introduction to the Business of Professional Sports
    • Introduction to the Field and Representation of the Professional Athlete
    • Advanced Legal & Business Aspects
    • Advanced Practices, Skills, and Documents
    • Legal & Compliance Issues in Amateur Athletics
  • Trademark Law
  • Workers' Compensation Law


Practical Writing Courses

  • Advanced Legal Writing (6th Semester Legal Writing course)
  • Advanced Trademark Issues & Drafting
  • Contract Drafting
  • Drafting Business Transactions
  • E-Business
  • In-House Counsel

Research Paper Courses

  • Advanced Intellectual Property 
  • Education Law
  • Privacy Law 




Clinics & Externships

  • Drexel University Department of Athletics, Office of Compliance
  • Jekielek & Janis, LLP
  • Philadelphia Freedoms – World Team Tennis
  • Tier 1 Sports Management
  • Villanova University Department of Athletics, Office of Compliance


The Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law

The Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law prepares students for careers in amateur and professional sports through rigorous academic study, innovative programs, internship opportunities, scholarship, and research.

Visit the center's website here.

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The Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal

The Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal is a national legal periodical published and edited twice per year by a staff of students chosen for membership based on their performance in an Open-Writing Competition.

The Journal is committed to publishing scholarly articles on topics of importance in the field of sports law.

Read more about the journal here.