Levin College of Law

2018 UF Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium


University of Florida Levin College of Law Entertainment and Sports Law Society Presents

2018 UF Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium

When: Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Where: UF Law Martin Levin Advocacy Center

Registration: 9:00 a.m – 9:30 a.m.


9:30 a.m.: Welcome Address: Daniel-John “DJ” Sewell, 2018 Sports Law Symposium Chair

9:40 a.m.: Opening Speaker: Rebecca Beliard

10:00 a.m.: Panel 1: Hot Issues in Sports Law

  • David Mincberg – Director of Basketball Strategy at the Milwaukee Bucks
  • Randall Boe – Exec. Vice President and General Counsel at Monumental Sports & Entertainment
  • Marcus Bach-Armas – Senior Director Legal and Government Affairs Miami Dolphins
  • Nyea Sturman – General Counsel at Orlando Magic
  • Regina Giacusa – Women’s Tennis Association
  • David Lisko – Agent for Professional Athletes at Holland & Knight/ President of the SBLA

11:00 a.m.: Break

11:10 a.m.: A Message from David Lisko & The Sports Business Law Association

11:20 a.m.: Panel 2: Women in Entertainment & Sports Law Industries

  • Rebecca Seigel – Director of Business & Legal Affairs at Genius Music Media Company
  • Regina Giacusa – Attorney at the Women’s Tennis Association
  • Rebecca Beliard – Attorney at Akerman LLP
  • Nyea Sturman – General Counsel at Orlando Magic
  • Meghan Kane – Assistant Counsel at the National Football League

12:20 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.: Lunch Time

1:30 p.m.: Keynote Speech: Ryan Smith – Legal Analyst at ESPN & ABC

2:00 p.m.: Panel 3: Hot Issues in Entertainment Law

  • Brian Mencher – Founding Partner at Beame & Mencher
  • Jay L. Cooper – Founder of the Los Angeles Entertainment Practice at Greenberg Traurig
  • Greg Galloway – Solo Practitioner
  • Robert Darwell – Partner at Sheppard Mullen LLP
  • Rebecca Siegel – Director of Business & Legal Affairs at Genius Music Media Company

3:00 p.m.: Closing Remarks/Business Card Exchange

View the flyer and the itinerary.

Proudly sponsored by:

For more information contact:
Daniel-John “DJ” Sewell,
Chairman, UF Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium

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Thank you for your interest in the University of Florida Levin College of Law 2018 Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium. There will not be any admission fee for this year’s Symposium. But, donations for future Symposiums will be accepted the day of the Symposium. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for this year’s Symposium please contact DJ Sewell at danieljohn@ufl.edu.


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Past Events

Webcast of 2014 Event

Webcast of the 2015 Event

Published: February 5th, 2018

Category: Student Affairs

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