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Hackney Publications Recognizes Cadwalader as a Leader in the Sports Law Field in Its Second Annual ‘100 Law Firms’ List

Hackney Publications has announced that its readers have identified Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP as one of a handful of law firms that are leaders in the sports law field in its annual Roster of “100 Law Firms with Sports Law Practices You Need to Know About.” Besides recognizing law firms for their achievements, the portal serves as a…
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LPGA Attorney Promoted to Senior Corporate Counsel

Matthew Cornwell has been promoted to senior corporate counsel at the LPGA. Previously corporate counsel, Cornwell will be responsible for multiple areas within the LPGA organization including LPGA’s Anti-Doping program and commercial contracts such as sponsorship, licensing and tournaments. He will also supports the growth of the LPGA organization by providing counsel to the LPGA…
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Attorney John Tyrrell Set to Speak Before Golf Course Superintendents

John Tyrrell, a founder and Managing Member of Ricci Tyrrell Johnson & Grey, will make a presentation before the Philadelphia Association of Golf Course Superintendents on liability issues on January 26.at the Concord Country Club in Concordville, Pa. Tyrrell has decades of experience in the representation of operators and managers of stadiums, arenas, entertainment and…
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Sports Litigation Alert Reports on the Full Breadth of the Sports Law Industry with Timely, Insightful Articles in Last Two Issues

Beneficiaries of the Alert include both the private sector and higher education, where professors use the Alert with thousands of sports law students. As Hackney Publications closes in on the completion of its 18th year of publishing Sports Litigation Alert, publisher Holt Hackney is especially proud of the last two issues. “We’re touching on every…
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More than 100 Sports Law Professors Now Use Sports Litigation Alert in the Classroom

Hackney Publications, the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals, announced last month that new tools have been  added to Sports Litigation Alert (Alert), a periodical that has been used in sports law classrooms for more than 15 years, which will make it even more useful for professors and their college students. Shortly thereafter, several…
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Sports Lawyers Association Announces Virtual Conference – SLA 2.0: Innovation During a Time of Change

The Sports Lawyers Association (SLA) has announced its 2021 conference as a fully virtual event that is scheduled for May 17-21. Here’s a glimpse of what attendees can expect: Pre-conference events, including Meet the Presidents: Past, Present, and Future and the annual Women in the SLA gathering Dynamic speaker lineups featuring some of the top…
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LEAD1 Announces NIL Institutional Publication with Hackney Publications

The LEAD1 Association (“LEAD1”), which represents the athletics directors of the 130-member schools of the Football Bowl Subdivision (“FBS”), and Hackney Publications, the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals, today announced the creation of a new publication to help athletic departments better navigate college sports name, image, and likeness (NIL) rule changes. The “LEAD1…
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NIL Technology Solution Provider Will Be the Presenting Sponsor for LEAD1 Association Meeting

Spry, the only company in the collegiate sports industry with a complete and market-ready Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) technology solution, will be the presenting sponsor at the LEAD1 Association’s Semi-Annual Meeting on April 14. LEAD1 represents the athletic directors of the 130-member schools of the Football Bowl Subdivision and is an influential resource for its…
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Hackney Publications Recognizes Sports Law Profession with ‘100 Law Firms with Sports Law Practices You Need to Know About’ Portal

Hackney Publications announced today the launch of “100 Law Firms with Sports Law Practices You Need to Know About,” a portal that serves as a resource for those in need of experienced and capable legal counsel in the sports law arena. The firms are listed alphabetically, an ode to the difficulty in actually ranking such…
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Protecting Its ‘Brand and Reputation’, PGA of America Cancels Plans to Host 2022 PGA Championships at Trump National

The Associated Press has reported that the PGA of America, the organization representing golf’s teaching professionals, has opted out of its plans to host the 2022 PGA Championships at Trump National in Bedminster, New Jersey. “We find ourselves in a political situation not of our making,” Seth Waugh, the CEO of the PGA of America,…
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