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Sports Litigation Alert Delivers Expert Commentary involving the Sports Law Industry in the Latest Issue

The latest issue of Sports Litigation Alert features case summaries and articles from every corner of the sports law industry, from amateur to professional, reinforcing its reputation as the nation’s leading sports law periodical. The Alert publishes 24 times a year and provides subscriber with access to a searchable archive of close to 3,000 sports…
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Southwestern Law School Blog Spotlights Sports Law Professor Jeff Birren

By Matthew J. Downen ’20 Entertainment Beat Professor Birren‘s expertise was highlighted in two recently published articles in Sports Litigation Alert, a subscription-based sports law news outlet. Professor Birren’s sports law journey began in 1980 when he was hired in an entry-level front office position by the Oakland Raiders.  In 1981, he worked on a…
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SRLA Announces Headliner for Its Annual Conference in Philadelphia

The Sports and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) has announced the keynote speaker for its upcoming annual conference to be held in Philadelphia February 27 to March 2. Headlining the conference, which is the largest gathering of sports law professors in the world, will be Andrew Brandt, a nationally-recognized and highly accomplished sports executive. Brandt is…
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Sports Lawyer Christian Dennie Named a Fellow by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Christian Dennie, of Barlow Garsek & Simon, LLP, was recently named a Fellow by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.  The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators is a leading professional membership organization providing credentialing and education for arbitrators and practitioners around the world. The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators considers Fellows to have an “outstanding commitment to achieving…
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Latest Issue of Sports Litigation Alert Marks 15 Years

Sports Litigation Alert celebrated 15 years with the latest issue that was published last night. Here’s the Table of Contents as the publication takes its customary holiday break: Table of Contents Case Summaries Federal Judge Delivers Blow to Baseball Bat Manufacturer Court Sides with Reds in Dispute over Bobblehead Dolls Former AD’s Race Discrimination Lawsuit…
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Penguins Hire Kevin Acklin As Senior VP and General Counsel

Kevin Acklin has joined the Pittsburgh Penguins as senior vice president and general counsel, David Morehouse, the team’s president and CEO, announced recently. Acklin, 42, most recently worked as Chief Legal Officer for Peoples Natural Gas Company. Before that he was Chief of Staff and Chief Development Officer for Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto from 2013-17.…
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