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CCHA Law and The PICTOR Group Announce New Partnership in Collegiate Athletics Space

Church Church Hittle and Antrim (CCHA Law) has announced a strategic partnership with The PICTOR Group, a consulting firm with extensive experience in the athletics sector. This collaboration aims “to enhance the services offered to clients by leveraging the combined expertise and resources of both organizations.” Through this partnership, CCHA Law and The PICTOR Group…
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Sports Lawyer Tim Cedrone Takes the Reigns as GC at Lafayette

Timothy D. Cedrone, who has worked as a sports lawyer in private practice, for the National Football League and for the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority, has joined Lafayette as the college’s General Counsel. Since 2018, Cedrone served as Associate General Counsel at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. In this role, he…
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Sports Lawyer Ed Policy Named Next Green Bay Packers Chairman, President and CEO

Edward R. Policy, the Green Bay Packers’ chief operating officer and general counsel, has been elected as the organization’s next Chairman of the Board, President and CEO, a position he will formally assume in July of 2025 at the Packers Annual Meeting of Shareholders when Mark Murphy officially retires from the role. Policy, who’s entering…
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Jeremy Evans Discusses His Path as a Successful Sports Lawyer

Jeremy M. Evans, CEO, Founder, and Managing Attorney of the law firm California Sports Lawyer®, is a influential fixture in the sports law community, where he his work has earned the praise of clients and co-counsel, alike. One reason for that acclaim is that he possesses great expertise in best practices and negotiations in entertainment,…
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Lawyer in General Counsel’s Office Takes Over Coastal Carolina Athletic Department

Chance Miller, J.D., senior deputy athletics director at the University of South Carolina, has been named Coastal Carolina University’s vice president for intercollegiate athletics and University recreation following a nationwide search, according to CCU President Michael T. Benson, D.Phil. Miller begins his new role on July 16, 2024, and will serve on the President’s Cabinet…
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A New Frontier: Understanding Florida’s New Nil Policy for High School Athletes

By Haley Gorey and Gregg Clifton Falling in line with nearly 40 other states, the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) has paved the way for high school athletes in the state to commercialize the power of their Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) rights. This transformative amendment to the FHSAA Bylaws promises student-athletes the opportunity to engage in…
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NBA Fan Sues Arena Owner and Staffing Company After She Was Assaulted in Bathroom

A female Denver Nuggets fan who was attending a 2023 playoff game against the Los Angeles Lakers when she was assaulted in the bathroom by two other women in a case is mistaken identity has sued the women, the owners of Ball Arena (Kroenke Sports & Entertainment) and Argus Event Staffing, claiming the bathroom area…
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Attorney Kate Porter of Vela Wood Is Featured as a Guest on Sports Law Expert Podcast

Hackney Publications (HP) has announced that Kate Porter, a partner and sports lawyer at Vela Wood, was interviewed last month on the Sports Law Expert Podcast. The segment can be heard here. Porter, who is well-known for her prowess in international sports law as well as an experienced arbitrator, was interviewed at the annual conference of the…
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Firm Launches Sports Law Practice Group

Flaster Greenberg, a mid-sized commercial law firm, has announced the launch of its Sports Law Practice Group in partnership with its Business and Corporate Law, Insurance Counseling & Recovery, Intellectual Property, Litigation, and Labor & Employment Departments. The firm’s Sports Law Practice Group offers “the sophisticated and focused services of attorneys who understand the unique…
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Sports Lawyer Named NCAA Vice President of the Eligibility Center

The NCAA has announced that Michele Osborne, currently serving as managing director of the NCAA’s office of legal affairs, has been named the NCAA’s new vice president of the Eligibility Center. She brings more than 18 years of experience practicing law and working with collegiate athletics departments and administrators. “I am excited to lead the Eligibility Center at…
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