Local Outreach Efforts

Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis has great sports teams, organizations and venues, and is a destination for major sporting events each year. Please join us for lunch and a conversation about the legal issues connected with hosting and coordinating major sporting events from the top legal sports practitioners in the area.

Panelists include:

  • Scott Bearby, General Counsel of Legal Affairs at NCAA
  • Frank Pulice, Vice President & General Counsel at Pacers Sports & Entertainment
  • Norm Wain, General Counsel & Chief of Business Affairs at USA Track & Field
  • Marcie Ahern, Vice President, Event Management at Indiana Sports Corp
  • Amie Peele Carter, Partner at Faegre Baker Daniels

This program is being submitted for Indiana CLE Certification.

Date: Monday, April 21 2014

Schedule:11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Registration & Networking
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch & Program

Location: NCAA Conference Center
Brand Building - Door 24
700 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46206

Parking is available at White River State Park Underground Parking Garage.

RSVP to Melissa Pomerene at mpomerene@drohanmgmt.com by April 18, 2014

Miami, FL

As part of the SLA's continuing effort to bring more activities and networking opportunities to its members, we are pleased to invite you to the following SLA Miami Outreach Event:

Brewer Sports International in conjunction with the SLA proudly presents Brewer Sports Symposium V in Miami on Thursday, April 24. This premier event allows guests to network and engage with industry leaders and high-profile business executives from across the globe along with numerous current and former professional athletes, celebrities and organizations spanning all major professional sports leagues.

The Brewer Sports Symposium unites business leaders, high-level executives, renowned scientists, international diplomats, major media outlets, educators and current and former professional athletes to address, examine and analyze some of the most pressing issues affecting sports worldwide including; business of sport, media and the law, concussions in sport, athlete career transitions and sport for development topics in effort to create an open dialogue by using sport as a tool to educate and foster social change.

For Rookies and Veterans

Thursday, April24
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
JW Marriott Marquis Miami

This program will be submitted for 7 CLE credits in the jurisdiction of all attendees

Networking Series

Thursday, April24
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
JW Marriott Marquis Miami

Our Pass the Ball Networking Series Reception is an opportunity to discuss developing business and making an impact in the community


Drew Rosenhaus

Miami Heat Associate General Counsel
Eve Wright

Miami Dolphins General Counsel
Adam Zissman

Minnesota Vikings General Counsel
Kevin Warren

Minnesota Wild General Counsel
Steven Weinreich

Tampa Bay Lightning General Counsel
Danna Haydar

NFL Agent
Kelli Masters

ESPN NFL Business Analyst
Andrew Brandt


***SLA Members receive a $50 discount. Simply type "SLAmember" at the end of the registration process to receive your discount.

New York, NY

Insurance Issues in Sports

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
6:30 - 7:00 PM Networking
7:00 - 8:00 PM Panel Discussion

Loeb & Loeb LLP
345 Park Avenue, 21st Floor
New York, NY 10154

CLE Credit will be offered

This activity has been approved by the State Bar of New York for up to one (1.0) hours of General minimum continuing legal education credit. Loeb & Loeb LLP is a New York State Continuing Legal Education Board approved CLE provider and certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of this authority and is appropriate for newly admitted and experience attorneys. There is no charge to participate, but registration is required.

Participants Include:

Brian Von Ancken,Associate Counsel
Tough Mudder, LLC

James Convertino,Director, Professional Athletes and Entertainers
Britton Gallagher

Albert Turi,General Counsel


Brian Socolow, Partner
Loeb & Loeb LLP

**Please RSVP by May 2 to:
Melissa Pomerene at: mpomerene@drohanmgmt.com

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