Expert 522172 - NJ


Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in Legal Studies and Business Ethics. My expertise includes the business of professional sports leagues and franchises, the business of intercollegiate athletics, impact of globalization on the sports industry, digital media in sports, regulation and business of the sports agent industry, the business impact of title ix, application of antitrust and labor laws to the sport industry, valuation of professional sports franchises, contraction in professional sports, vertical and horizontal integration in sports, hazing in interscholastic, intercollegiate and professional sports, racial, gender and ethnic issues in sport, sport and urban revitalization. I have spent more than 10 years as a legal studies and business ethics expert witness.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

I have served as an expert witness in a personal injury case involving a former collegiate football player seeking damages for lost wages from a potential NFL career, and was recently retained as an expert witness in a personal injury case involving a professional tennis player seeking damages for lost endorsement and on-court earnings. I previously served as an expert witness in a personal injury case involving an multiple medal winning Olympic swimmer seeking damages for lost endorsement opportunities. I also worked with an NHL team to prepare an estimate of the potential lifetime endorsement opportunities available to a potential free agent acquisition during the recruitment of the player.


Consulting Experience

I have lead consulting projects with various organizations, including the NFL (multiple engagements), Major League Baseball (multiple engagements), Philadelphia 76ers, Detroit Pistons, New York Jets, New York Road Runners, ESPN Magazine, Madison Square Garden Sports, Philadelphia Eagles (multiple engagements), United States Tennis Association, NBA Developmental League, AVP, Sports Capital Partners (Real Salt Lake), Philadelphia Union (MLS) (multiple engagements), USA Football, and AOL Sports.


Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes publishing numerous articles in highly regarded law reviews and journals and making numerous presentations at academic conferences. My expert views have been presented on multiple occasions in Sports Illustrated, Sports Business Journal, ESPN.com, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, National Public Radio, MSNBC and CNBC.


Education

Degree Subject Institution
J.D. University of Pennsylvania Law School – Philadelphia PA
M.S. Sport Management University of Massachusetts – Amherst MA
B.A. Psychology University of Michigan – Ann Arbor MI

Licenses Certifications

Bar Admissions: New Jersey; Pennsylvania

Awards & Affiliation

American Bar Association Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industry
Faculty Athletics Representatives Association
North American Society for Sport Management
Sport and Recreation Law Association (formerly SSLASPA)
Sport Lawyers Association, Sports Financial Advisors Association

Primary Affiliation

American Bar Association Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industry



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