Press Release

Morgan Lewis, Villanova Law Tackle ‘Sports in the New Decade’ at 9th Moorad Symposium

March 03, 2020

PHILADELPHIA, March 3, 2020: Morgan Lewis is sponsoring the 2020 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal Symposium at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law on April 3. The symposium, “Sports in the New Decade: The Olympics & More,” will feature discussions on the Olympic Games, athletes and social media, and emerging sports leagues. Jeff Moorad, Chairman of Morgan Lewis’s global sports industry initiative, kicks off the ninth annual event discussing his former career representing elite professional athletes in Major League Baseball and the National Football League.

Other panelists include:

  • Bob Ley, longtime host of ESPN's "Outside the Lines," member of the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame
  • Charlie Ebersol, former CEO & founder, Alliance of American Football
  • Jessica Berman, deputy commissioner and executive vice president, business affairs, National Lacrosse League; former vice president, community development, culture & growth, National Hockey League
  • Scot McClintic, vice president, head of Barstool Sportsbook, Penn National Gaming
  • TJ Quinn, investigative reporter, ESPN
  • Matthew Kaiser, associate, Global Sports Advocates
  • Jeffrey Benz, arbitrator, Court for Arbitration of Sport

For more information or to register for the symposium, please visit Villanova’s event page.

Morgan Lewis advises clients involved in the sports industry on the complex management and business challenges facing professional sports teams and leagues, collegiate athletic programs, conferences and governing bodies, media companies and broadcasters, marketers and advertisers, stadium, arena, and other venue owners, retailers, ticketing companies, gaming operators, online platforms, and their investors.