The annual Sports & Entertainment Law Society Spring Symposium is finally upon us! The Symposium will take place on Tuesday, March 28th and Wednesday, March 29th and will include panels on developing legal topics in the fields of sports and entertainment law. Tuesday will include a panel from 10-11am discussing ways to break into entertainment law, as well as a panel from 12-1pm covering NIL for student-athletes. Speakers for the entertainment panel include Micah Ratner (Senior Assistant General Counsel, NPR), Eric Schwartz (Partner, Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP), and John Simson (former Executive Director of SoundExchange, Professor at American University Kogod School of Business). Speakers for the NIL panel include John Fitzpatrick (VP of Operations, The Players NIL) and Chris Ray (Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and Internal Operations, American University). On Wednesday, SELS will be co-sponsoring an event with the WCL Sport and Society Initiative titled, The Push for Gender Pay Equity in Professional Sport: A Fireside Chat. Speakers for the event include Karen Leetzow (Chief Legal Officer, US Soccer) and Erin Winkfield (Staff Counsel, Major League Soccer).
Sports & Entertainment Law Society
Conference & Event Services
Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW