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Global Sports Advocates Founding Partner Paul Greene Named to 2023 Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders

Global Sports Advocates founding partner Paul Greene has been named to the 2023 edition of the Who’s Who Legal (WWL) Thought Leaders: Global Elite guide in the sports and gaming category. This is Paul’s fourth consecutive year of receiving this prestigious honor. WWL Thought Leaders: Global Elite recognizes lawyers at the peak of their profession for their…
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Sports Law Expert – a Podcast Launches with Featured Guest and Sports Lawyer Carla Varriale-Barker

Hackney Publications announced today that it has published its first recording on Sports Law Expert – a Podcast, with future releases set to be distributed on November 30 and the twice a month thereafter. The first guest is Carla Varriale-Barker, who leads the sports law practice at Segal McCambridge. This segment can be heard here.…
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Duane Morris Adds Corporate Sports Partner Alexander Chester in New York

Alexander Chester has joined Duane Morris LLP as a partner in the firm’s Corporate Practice Group in its New York office. Chester’s practice focuses on corporate transactions in the sports industry. Prior to joining Duane Morris, Chester was counsel at O’Melveny & Myers LLP. “Our strong Corporate Practice Group is getting even stronger with a…
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Another Personal Injury Firm, Another NIL Deal

Mike Morse Law Firm, Michigan’s largest personal injury law firm it has announced it has teamed up with University of Michigan linebacker Mike Morris on a Name, Image, Likeness (NIL) campaign.With the Wolverines off to a 9-0 start, attorney and founder Mike Morse felt “there was no better time to reach out to Mike Morris, who has been a defensive star throughout the 2022…
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Texas Rangers Seeking Junior-Level Attorney for Team

Texas Rangers Associate General Counsel Erin Kearney recently noted that the team is “looking for a newer associate, with 2-4 years of practice in some form of commercial real estate (leasing, lending, development, etc.). We have an amazing, hardworking department that functions as a unified team. Great things are coming to Arlington, Texas, and this…
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Did the Drake Group Just Step into the Ring with the Knight Commission?

The Drake Group has established a new non-profit organization under the fiscal 501(c)(3) sponsorship of the Players Philanthropy Fund – THE DRAKE GROUP EDUCATION FUND. On the surface, this “better positioned” the Drake Group to shape the discourse on collegiate athletics, similar to the Knight Commission. Andrew Zimbalist, Drake President explained, “Doing so will enable…
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Court Grants Summary Judgment in White Football Coach’s Title VII Case

(Editor’s Note: What follows is a short excerpt from a recent piece written by Rachel Silverman for Sports Litigation Alert. It was one of approximately ten articles and five case summaries that appear in each issue of the Alert.) By Rachel Silverman, M.A. Plaintiff Alan Rodemaker began his career at Valdosta High School in 2010…
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Proskauer Sports Lawyer Christine Lazatin Promoted to Partner

Proskauer has announced the promotion of 33 lawyers – 25 to partner and 8 to senior counsel. Notable in that group is the promotion of Christine Lazatin to partner. As a member of the Sports Group, Lazatin regularly represents professional sports teams, leagues and owners, corporate borrowers and financial institutions in a variety of transactional…
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Hackney Publications Introduces a Podcast – Sports Law Expert

The Nation’s Leading Publisher of Sports Law Periodicals Will Share the Podcast Across All of Its Platforms, Bringing Recognition to Leaders in the Sports Law Industry. Hackney Publications announced today that it will introduce its first podcast – Sports Law Expert, which will regularly feature insights from leaders in the sports law industry, on November…
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Phoenix Sports Lawyer Passes Away

Michael L. Gallagher, the co-founding shareholder of Gallagher & Kennedy and a sports lawyer,passed away earlier this week.  “We are deeply saddened by the loss of our dear friend, mentor, colleague, and leader in Arizona’s legal and athletic community,” read a statement on the firm’s site. “Mike’s big heart and tenacity helped build our firm…
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