January 21, 2014
Oregon Law hosts Sports and Entertainment Law Conference Feb. 28
Conference takes place at Portland's Moda Center
The University of Oregon School of Law will welcome big names from the sports and entertainment industries during the fourth annual Sports and Entertainment Law Conference. The conference takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at the Moda Center, located in downtown Portland.
The conference will welcome important players in the sports and entertainment industries, such as Ken Landphere, director of Octagon Football; Matt Massari, associate general counsel for sports marketing at Nike, Inc.; Paul Loving, managing shareholder of the Consul Group; Michael Cohen, president shareholder at Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt; Guy Blake, partner at Davis Shapiro & Lewit; Rhett Barney at Lee & Hayes; Nona Lee from the Arizona Diamondbacks; entertainment attorney Ed Pierson; and Maury Brown, writer for Forbes Sportsmoney.
Lawyers, business professionals, law students and graduate students will join with these industry experts to discuss issues facing today's professionals. The conference will also include question and answer sessions and an opportunity to network at an evening reception following the conference. Oregon State Bar CLE credits pending.
The Sports and Entertainment Law Conference is planned and organized by members of the Oregon Law student-run Sports & Entertainment Law Forum (SELF). SELF is dedicated to expanding student understanding of the dynamics and issues involved with sports and entertainment law by bringing in guest speakers, providing forums for sports and entertainment news and discussions, organizing the annual Sports and Entertainment Law Conference and working with the Oregon Law administration to develop course offerings focused on sports and entertainment law.
For more information and to register for the 2014 Sports and Entertainment Law Conference, visit http://law.uoregon.edu/org/self/self-conference/