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 representing professional sports teams and owners in the NFL and MLB, among other organizations. As counsel, they have worked on franchise acquisitions, internal reorganizations and media rights transactions. In this presentation they will discuss breaking into the sports industry, their daily experience within this particular practice group and the lifecycles of various deals. The discussion will conclude with a Q&A session. Gregoire and drinks/wine will be served.