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Sports Law Expert Podcast Highlights Sports Lawyer Christian Dennie of Fox Rothschild, a Firm that Was Recently Recognized as One of the Best in the Sports Industry

Hackney Publications has announced that Christian Dennie, a sports lawyer and partner at Fox Rothschild LLP, is the featured guest on the Sports Law Expert Podcast. The podcast segment can be heard here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/holt-hackney/episodes/A-visit-with-Sports-Lawyer-Christian-Dennie–of-Fox-Rothschild-e21fnhq Fox Rothschild’s nationwide Entertainment and Sports Law Department was honored recently by Hackney Publications as one of the “100 best firms…
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ACC Hires Robinson Bradshaw’s Pearlynn Houck as First In-House General Counsel

The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced the hiring of Pearlynn Houck as its first in-house General Counsel. Houck, who will begin her tenure on April 17, comes to the ACC from Robinson Bradshaw’s Charlotte office, where she was most recently a litigation shareholder. During her 17-year career at the firm, she has practiced in the…
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Sports Law Expert Podcast Features Sports Law Attorney Irwin Kishner of Herrick, Feinstein LLP

Hackney Publications has announced that it has published its latest segment of the Sports Law Expert Podcast, featuring attorney Irwin Kishner, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein LLP and co-chair of its Sports Law Group. The podcast segment can be heard here. Going forward, those interested in being notified when a segment goes live can subscribe by visiting here.…
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Latest Issue of Sports Litigation Alert Touches on FTX, NIL, Coaching Contracts, Harvard Lawsuit and Many, Many Other Current Developments in Sports Law

Hackney Publications announced today that it was making its latest issue of Sports Litigation Alert, published on February 24, 2023, the new sample issue on the site, a reflection of the issue’s “strength,” according to Editor and Publisher Holt Hackney. “We pride ourselves on providing provocative insight and thought leadership on the sports law issues…
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An Argument for Pre-Professional Athletes Being Able to Retain Agents

By Darren Heitner, of Heitner Legal Pre-professional athletes should never be prevented from retaining agents and legal counsel of their choosing, whether the retention is intended to assist with the procurement and negotiation of NIL deals or even to explore opportunities at the professional level, and then suffer the consequence of giving up their eligibility…
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Sports Law Expert Podcast Highlights Leading Sports Lawyer Bart Lambergman

Hackney Publications has announced that it has published its latest segment of the Sports Law Expert Podcast, with future releases set to be distributed on February 28 and March 15. Today’s guest is sports lawyer Bart Lambergman, general counsel and chief operating officer of LEAD1 Association, which represents the athletics directors of the 131-member schools of…
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Court Backs Arbitration Ruling in Esports Dispute

(Editor’s note: The following is shared from Hackney Publications’ Esports and the Law, a quarterly newsletter that is complimentary for participants in the Esports and video gaming industry. Subscriptions are available here. Each issue features nine to 12 articles.) By Jared Good FaZe Clan Inc. (hereafter “FaZe Clan”), is one of the most recognizable eSports…
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Federal Court Rules in Favor of School District Holding No Property Right for Teachers in Coaching Positions

(Editor’s Note: Shared from the latest Sports Litigation Alert, this original, bylined article is an example of one of the five case summaries and eight to ten articles that appear in each Alert. Hackney Publications provides subscriptions to the Alert, which publishes every two weeks, to libraries, law firms, professors and students at various rates.…
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Hogan Lovells partner Matt Eisler named a ‘Sports Gaming and Entertainment Trailblazer’ by The National Law Journal

Hogan Lovells has announced that Denver partner Matt Eisler has been named a “Sports, Gaming, and Entertainment Trailblazer” by The National Law Journal. The annual list recognizes legal professionals who have made significant marks on the practice, policy, and advancements of sports, gaming, and entertainment law. As head of Hogan Lovells’s Global Sports practice, Eisler…
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Sports Law Expert Podcast Spotlights Sports Lawyer Matthew E. Eisler of Hogan Lovells

Hackney Publications announced today that it has published its latest recording on Sports Law Expert – a Podcast, with future releases set to be distributed on December 30 and January 15. Today’s guest is sports lawyer Matthew E. Eisler of Hogan Lovells, partner, and global head of the firm’s Sports group. The segment can be…
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