Sports & Entertainment Law Section
The motorsports community is deeply saddened by the loss of IndyCar’s Justin Wilson. He died on Monday, August 24 after sustaining a head injury in a race on August 23. Read more here.
Michael Jordan won a battle to protect his brand and was awarded an $8.9 million verdict against a Chicago-based grocery chain on Friday, August 21. Read more here.
Check out this post for more helpful updates on Deflategate.
One of the presenters at this year's TRAC is representing Tony Stewart in a wrongful death suit. Click here to read more about the case.
August 12 is the settlement conference in Tom Brady’s lawsuit against the NFL. Click here to catch up on everything you need to know about Deflategate so far and what you can expect from the settlement conference.
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