Sports Law: Winning Strategies for Representing Athletes & Sports Businesses

Note: This class will be worth .5 hours of OSB MCLE ethics credit and 1.5 hours of general credit. 

The MBA is pleased to present a two-hour sports law program moderated by Will Glasson of the University of Oregon. Our panelists will address issues routinely encountered in sports law. Topics to be discussed include:

  • Representation of athletes when working with the NCAA, leagues, teams, drug testing agencies, and sponsors
  • Representation of leagues and teams
  • Representation of manufacturers in negotiations and disputes with other OEMs, athletes, and teams
  • Licensing, product liability, import/export, sales channels, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, confidentiality, and IP (e.g., trademark and branding) issues


Our well-qualified panel of attorney speakers are Stephanie Vardavas of, Paul Loving of The Consul Group, and Michael Phillips of Davis Wright Tremaine.  Stephanie is a former AGC of both Major League Baseball and Nike, and has 35 years of experience in the sports industry. Paul is Special Counsel at adidas and also represents individuals as well as companies in connection with sports marketing issues. Michael represents domestic and international clients in securities, mergers and acquisitions, general corporate and business law in the life sciences, outdoor recreation, and high tech industries.

Date & Time
Wednesday, December 03, 2014, 3-5pm
World Trade Center Sky Bridge Room, Building 2, 26
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Credit Types
Ethics, General Credit
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