Events

Woodie Dixon is the PAC-12 General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs. Dixon will discuss his career, issues facing the PAC-12, and his various legal responsibilities.  Topics could include NCAA Conference Networks, the realignment of NCAA Conferences, NCAA compliance, PAC-12 licensing, and much more. The reception will be followed by a…

Simon Rust Lamb is an entertainment industry veteran with 20 years of experience discovering, developing, and amplifying artists and creative experiences. As the former Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Insomniac, Mr. Lamb managed business and legal affairs, event production and permitting, and partnerships for one of the world’s most innovative concert and music…

Mr. Idell has been a premier entertainment lawyer in the Bay Area for over 28 years handling both trial and transactional matters involving music and film and, in particular, live entertainment. He has represented, and continues to represent, most of the venues and promoters in the Bay Area, including Another Planet Entertainment, Shorenstein Hays Nederlander Theatres, Latitude…

Berkeley Law has assembled an impressive all-star lineup for its April 15 Sports & Law Conference. The event features a who’s-who of sports law giants —including PAC-12 General Counsel Woodie Dixon, Major League Soccer President and Deputy Commissioner Mark Abbott ’89, and NBA front office executives Pete D’Alessandro and Bob Myers of the Denver Nuggets…

BJESL will attend a Warriors game and meet with the team’s General Counsel, David Kelly, in a pregame panel and reception. Last year, the journal was able to speak with Kelly before the Warriors played the Houston Rockets. Kelly explained how he got into the sports law industry and gave the journal members an idea of…

Please join SELS as we welcome Jim Kennedy who is the Chief Legal Counsel at PIXAR Animation Studios. Jim was previously Executive Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, and Corporate Secretary at THQ, and served in legal and business affairs positions at Electronic Arts, Mindscape, and Lucasfilm. He will be discussing his career, legal responsibilities,…

Come see Dan Ventrelle, the General Counsel for the Oakland Raiders! Presentation topics may include Raiders licensing, compliance with NFL league rules, franchise relocation, and much more. The talk will be in room 110 at 1:00 PM and will be followed by casual Q&A. Lunch will be served on a first come first serve basis.