Event Category: Past Events

BCLT and SELS welcome Robert Hacker, the Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs for FOX Sports. Robert will talk about legal life at FOX and answer any questions students may have about getting involved in the sports and entertainment industries. In his capacity as the VP of FOX Sports, Robert negotiates, drafts and reviews…

Please Join SELS and BCLT as we host Dale Nelson, Vice President and Intellectual Property Counsel for Warner Bros, as she discusses the legal issues surrounding digital first sale. Dale is a veteran of the studio’s legal department, having worked in the intellectual property department for over fifteen years. In that capacity, Dale primarily handles…

BJESL attended an Oakland Raiders game and General Counsel panel. Prior to the game, the journal members met with the Raiders General Counsel, Dan Ventrelle and Associate General Counsel, John Yow. Ventrelle explained how he got into sports law, what his role as the organization’s general counsel is, various legal issues he and the organization…

BJESL had the unique opportunity to attend a Warriors game and meet with the team’s General Counsel, David Kelly, in a pregame panel and reception. Kelly explained how he got into the sports law industry and gave the journal members an idea of what his responsibilities are as the organization’s General Counsel. Kelly also touched…

Kevin R. Schulz is a partner and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. His practice focuses in the areas of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and commercial transactions. Irwin P. Raij is also a partner and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP and co-chair of the firm’s Sports Industry Team. Both have extensive experience…

Claire Readhead and David Wurzburg will discuss life as associates at Ropes & Gray, as well as legal issues in technology, data, and privacy protection for corporate clients in the media industry. Claire is a corporate associate in Ropes & Gray’s technology group. Her practice focuses on strategic compliance counseling on a wide variety of…

Andy Gass is an associate in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins.  He is a member of the firm’s Global Antitrust and Competition Practice Group, with a special focus on Internet and technology markets.  When not serving as counsel of record for companies including Pandora Media, Inc. in federal court copyright litigation, Andy…

Harry Rimalower and Jennifer Middleton are both attorneys from the O’Melveny Myers Century City Office. Rimalower and Middleton practice within the entertainment law group and will be discussing their careers and what practicing entertainment law on both the transactional and litigation side looks like within a large law firm. This lunch event is a great…

Robert Hacker is the Fox Sports Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs. Hacker will discuss his career, issues facing the industry, and his legal responsibilities in a casual evening reception. Topics could include the decline of standard TV use, emerging technologies to watch sports, NCAA Conference Networks, battling illegal streaming, and much more. The…

Maggy Carlyle is the Associate Counsel for the San Jose Sharks and has agreed to come discuss her career, legal responsibilities, and typical legal issues facing the Sharks. Maggy has had an interesting entry into the sports law world through various teams without ever having joined a law firm. Presentation topics could include Sharks licensing,…