Sports & Entertainment Law Section

May 18, 2015
Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Pacquiao Post-Fight

The much-anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao has led to a class-action lawsuit post-fight. Check out this post for more information.

May 5, 2015
Accused Sports Swindler Tries the “I Was Helping Law Enforcement” Defense

A sports handicapper from Florida may face decades in prison, but he has an unusual plea planned for his defense. Read more here.

April 30, 2015
NFL Will No Longer File as Tax-Exempt Entity

On Tuesday, April 28, NFL Commissioner Roger Gooddell announced that the league will no longer file as a tax-exempt entity. Read more in this post.

April 27, 2015
Tim Duncan Sues Financial Advisor for Over $1 Million

Tim Duncan, forward for the San Antonio Spurs, is seeking more than $1 million in damages from his longtime financial advisor. Get more information here.

April 27, 2015
Angels Outfielder May Be Leaving Team

Josh Hamilton, outfielder for the Los Angeles Angels and 2010 American League MVP, could be gone from the team in a matter of days. Get more information here.

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The mission of the IndyBar's Sports & Entertainment Law Section is to promote the objects of the Association within the field of sports and entertainment law. To that end, it shall be the purposes of this section: (1) to concern itself with every aspect of the ethical practice of sports and entertainment law; (2) to become familiar with and get involved with current sports and entertainment events and issues in the State of Indiana; (3) to study, report upon and recommend improvements to legislation, whether federal or state, pertaining to the section's concerns; (4) to bring together members of the Association interested in sports and entertainment law and to confer upon the various issues in these areas; and (5) to promote the legal education of members of the Association and the public by sponsoring meetings, institutes and conferences and by preparing and publishing articles concerning sports and entertainment law.
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A Message from the Section Chairs

“Welcome. The Sports & Entertainment Law Section focuses on a wide variety of legal and business issues related to the sports, arts and entertainment industries. Members of this Section include sports and entertainment lawyers in a variety of fields, including transactional and litigation lawyers, in-house counsel, and lawyers in private practice, as well as faculty members and students of Indiana University’s Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

Section members receive invitations to presentations, CLE programs and events relating to issues of interest to our members, which cater to all professionals, not just practitioners. The Section also serves as a forum for sports and entertainment lawyers to network and share their knowledge and experience. If you are not already a member, we encourage you to join this valuable section.”

Scott Preston, Jackson Lewis LLP, and Chris Termini, NCAA  - 2015 Sports & Entertainment Law Section Co-Chairs

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