2015 Sports Law for Rookies and Veterans


Eden Roc Miami Beach

4525 Collins Avenue

Miami Beach, FL 33140

Date & Time

Start Date: 03/05/2015
Start Time: 8:30am
End Time: 5:00pm


Please join Cozen O'Connor, Brewer Sports International and the Sports Lawyers Association for a unique complimentary program addressing today's critical issues at the intersection of sports, media and the law.


Speakers include:

  • DeMaurice Smith, Executive Director, National Football Players Association
  • Amy Cohen, SVP, Business & Legal Affairs, NBC Sports
  • Donald Remy, Executive Vice President of Law, Policy & Governance and Chief Legal Officer, NCAA
  • Leigh Steinberg, President, Steinberg Sports and Entertainment
  • Joe Banner, former CEO, Cleveland Browns and President, Philadelphia Eagles
  • Mike Tannenbaum, Executive Vice President of Football Operations, Miami Dolphins
  • Gary Kohlman, General Counsel, National Basketball Players Association
  • Kevin Warren, Chief Operating Officer, Minnesota Vikings
  • Nyea Sturman, General Counsel, Orlando Magic
  • Derek Jackson, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Miami Marlins
  • Mary Giesler, Vice President & General Counsel, Minnesota Twins
  • Steve Weinreich, Vice President and General Counsel, Minnesota Wild
  • Andrew Brandt, Sports Business Analyst, ESPN


Panels will address topics such as:

  • The View from the Front Office
  • Off Field Conduct - Discipline and Related Legal Issues
  • NCAA & The Future of Amateurism - The Landscape and Latest Legal Challenges
  • 2015 Concussion Update
  • IP Issues - Looking Back and Forward
  • Sports, Media & Broadcasting - Confronting a New Age
  • Hardball! Negotiating in the NFL


Click here to view the agenda.



Barry Boss

Co-Chair, Commercial Litigation Department
Co-Chair, White Collar Defense & Investigations


(202) 912-4818

Simeon D. Brier



(305) 704-5942

Camille M. Miller

Co-Chair, Intellectual Property


(215) 665-7273

Michael C. Schmidt

Vice Chair, Labor & Employment Department


(212) 453-3937

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