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Program  

2013 Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium

Date of Symposium:  February 28, 2013

  (Registration between 4-5:00 p.m.)
Time/Location Description/Information
5:00 pm Welcome & Opening Remarks
Patrick E. Hobbs, Esq., Dean, Seton Hall University School of Law

PANEL DISCUSSION — Lockouts: Past, Present, and Future

TIme/Location Description/Information
5:10 pm
HYMIE ELHAI, ESQ.,
Vice President & General Counsel, New York Jets

JOHN RUZICH ESQ.,
Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Legends, Inc.

WILLIAM DENI ESQ.,
Sports Agent & Associate, Gibbons P.C.
6:00 pm
BREAK

KEYNOTE ADDRESS — Conflicts of Interest in the Professional Sports Context:
The Ethical Obligations of an In-House Counsel

Time/Location Description/Information
6:10-7:00 pm
WILLIAM J. HELLER, ESQ.
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, New York Giants

In the sports context, the responsibilities of an in-house counsel spark unique challenges, as in-house counsels are both legal representatives and employees of their organizations. Because of this dual role, many conflicting ethical duties and obligations may arise. The Keynote Address will examine the potential conflicts of interest and ethical challenges that in-house counsels for professional sports teams face.
7:10 PM
CLOSING REMARKS

RECEPTION

Time/Location Description/Information
7:15 pm
Atrium, Seton Hall University School of Law