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2019 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal Symposium - The Future of Sports

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Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

299 North Spring Mill Rd.

Villanova, PA 19085

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2019 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal Symposium -- The Future of Sports


The symposium takes place on Friday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Arthur M. Goldberg ’66 Commons at the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law (299 North Spring Mill Road, Villanova, PA). This program, which is open to the public, is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 3.5 CLE credits (1 Ethics - 2.5 Substantative)


Each spring, the Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal hosts its annual symposium on current issues and hot topics in the world of sports law. Past symposia have covered issues ranging from concussions in sports, agents, and social movements.

“The Future of Sports”

Pre-Panel: 8:15-8:55 “How to be an Agent”

Annual pre-Symposium event with practicing agents discussing the realities of a business so many want to enter. Input from Andrew Brandt and Jeff Moorad, both former agents, as well.

9-9:10: Introductions, comments from Dean Alexander and Jeff Moorad before turning over to Andrew Brandt…

Panel 1 (9:15-10:15 AM): The Future of the NCAA and Amateur Sports

Panel Description: This panel will discuss the implications of these new business and legal developments in college sports and on the future of the NCAA and the student-athlete model.

Moderator: Andrew Brandt

Planned Panelists

  • Val Ackerman, Commissioner, Big East Conference
  • Mark Jackson, Athletic Director, Villanova University
  • TBD

Panel 2 (10:30–11:30 AM): Gender Equity and Equal Pay in Sports

Panel Description: This panel will explore the future of women’s sports in the context of the recent movements for gender equity and equal pay.

Moderator: Andrew Brandt

Planned Panelists

  • Jeff Kessler, Partner, Winston Strawn
  • Jami McKeon, Chairman, Morgan Lewis

Panel 3 (11:45–12:45 PM): Data, Gambling, and Privacy of Athletes

Panel Description: This panel will discuss the multitude of issues arising from legalized gambling and the proliferation of data and its effect on privacy.

Moderators: Andrew Brandt, Jeff Moorad

Planned Panelists

  • Darren Rovell, Senior Producer, The Action Network
  • Michele Roberts, Executive Director, NBA Players Association.

**Parking is free for all attendees

  • Program registrants who are unable to afford continuing legal course registration fees due to financial hardship may petition for registration fee waivers or discounted program fees. A petition for a reduced fee shall be filed at the same time the attorney pre-registers for the program, and states why the normal fee associated with the program causes the lawyer a financial hardship. The petition must be signed by the lawyer. The Law School's CLE coordinator may waive or reduce the fee for the CLE program at his/her discretion.
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