Hackney Publications Sponsors Sports Lawyers Association’s Annual Conference

Hackney Publications Sponsors Sports Lawyers Association’s Annual Conference

Hackney Publications (HP), the nation’s leading publisher of sports law publications, is one of the sponsors of the Sports Lawyers Association’s 49th annual conference, which will be held May 9-11 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront in Baltimore, MD.

This year’s conference is centered around the theme “Where Sports and Culture Collide.” To see the agenda, visit here: https://www.sportslaw.org/conferences/2024conf/agenda/index.cfm.To register for the event, visit here.

HP will staff the event and provide printed copies of some of its latest publications, including Professional Sports and the Law and Sports Litigation Alert.

“The SLA’s annual conference is the pre-imminent event for sports lawyers,” said Holt Hackney, the CEO of HP. “We are very excited to be a sponsor this year, as many of the attendees are subscribers or are friends of HP. This year’s event seemed very appropriate, given all the developments in terms of partnerships and new periodicals.”

Among those developments are:

  • SERMA® and Hackney Publications Partner, as SERMA Continues to Grow the Community of Risk Managers in Sports Industry


  • Hackney Publications Works with N.C. Coaches Association to Deliver Legal Issues in High School Athletics to Membership


  • Hackney Publications Introduces Legal Issues in Sports Betting, Professors Gil Fried and Justin Davis Named Co-Editors


Among HP’s periodicals are:

Every Two Weeks

Sports Litigation Alert


Legal Issues in Collegiate Athletics

Concussion Litigation Reporter


Professional Sports and the Law

The Journal of NCAA Compliance

Legal Issues in High School Athletics

Sports Facilities and the Law

NIL Institutional Report


Title IX Alert

Sports Medicine and the Law

International @ Sports Law

Esports and the Law

Legal Issues in Sports Betting

ADA @ Sports

Race @ Sports Law

Intellectual Property @ Sports Law

Gender Issues @ Sports Law

Agents @ Sports Law

Antitrust @ Sports Law

Contract Law @ Sports

Insurance @ Sports Law

Labor Law @ Sports

Torts @ Sports Law

Racing @ Sports Law

“Hackney Publications covers every aspect of the sports law industry, making it the go-to resource for attorneys,” said Gregg E. Clifton, a Sports Lawyers Association board member and partner at Lewis Brisbois. “We are proud to have Hackney Publications’ involvement and that of dozens of other sponsors.”

About Hackney Publications

Hackney Publications is the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals. The company was founded by journalist Holt Hackney. Hackney began his career as a sportswriter, before taking on the then-nascent sports business beat at Financial World Magazine in the late 1980s. A few years later, Hackney started writing about the law, managing five legal newsletters for LRP Publications. In 1999, he founded Hackney Publications. Today, Hackney publishes or co-publishes 24 sports law periodicals, including Sports Litigation Alert, which offers a searchable archive of more than 4,000 case summaries and articles. In addition, the Alert is used in more than 100 sports law classrooms any given semester.