Thursday, 24 October 2013

Suffolk Law School Panel on College Athletics

Suffolk Law School will be hosting a panel discussion on October 24th titled "Compensation, Commercialization, and Labor Issues in NCAA Division I Sports."  Panelists will discuss the fact that big time college sports = big business.  Experts will discuss a myriad of issues facing the NCAA including compensation for student-athletes, the O'Bannon lawsuit involving EA Sports, and the investigation investigation into Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel's alleged acceptance of money for autographed memorabilia.

Scheduled speakers include:

* Moderator: Brian McLaughlin, Vice President, Symmetry
* Jay W. Fee, Of Counsel, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP; Adjunct Law Faculty, Suffolk University Law School
* Nancy H. Lyons, Senior Associate Athletic Director for Compliance/SWA, Boston University
* Lisa P. Masteralexis, Head of the Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management, Isenberg School of Management at University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
* Warren K. Zola, Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs; Adjunct Faculty, Carroll School of Management, Boston College

It's not to late to attend by registering here.

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