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Sports Lawyer Jack Reale Selected as Champ Bailey’s Pro Football Hall of Fame Presenter

Champ Bailey has announced that he has chosen Drew Eckl & Farnham Partner Jack Reale to serve as his presenter when he’s enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August.  Reale has served as Bailey’s agent, attorney, and friend for the last 20 years. “I am honored that Champ has chosen me,” said…
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Sports Lawyer/NFL Executive Adolpho A. Birch III to Speak at Vanderbilt April 23-24

National Football League executive and Vanderbilt Board of Trust secretary Adolpho A. Birch III will visit campus for a suite of engaging lectures and activities on April 23-24. The events are part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series, designed to bring noteworthy experts and alumni to campus for enriching and personalized interactions with the Vanderbilt community.…
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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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Mark Conrad, Fordham Sports Law Professor, Weighs in on Franchise Relocation

If ever there was an NFL franchise with a storied and steamy history, it’s Oakland. Al Davis took black and silver and a bad-boy image to a new level. And since the Raiders are moving, what better place than to Las Vegas—sin city. The move leaves Oakland fans in a state of betrayal and those…
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