Virginia CLE Presenting National Sports And Entertainment Law Symposium

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 - 00:00

The Third Annual National Sports and Entertainment Law Symposium will be hosted by the Virginia Law Foundation on Tuesday, April 28. To be held at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, Virginia, the symposium will begin at 9:00 a.m. and adjourn at 4:45 p.m. with a reception for both faculty and attendees.

For lawyers who focus their practice on the sports and entertainment fields, this conference is designed to provide perspective on the current state of the law, considering the dramatic changes coming from the administration in Washington every day. Topics on the agenda include What the Obama Administration Means for Copyright Owners, Broadcasters, Technology Companies and Consumers; Talent Agreements and Related Issues in Film and Television; The Music Industry in the Digital Age; Representing Professional Athletes and Team Contract Negotiation; Regulatory and Legal Issues to Consider; Sports in a Changing Economic Marketplace; and Representing High-Profile Clients in the Literary World.

Faculty for the program will include Robert B. Barnett, Williams & Connelly; Kelly Cole, National Association of Broadcasters; Keven J. Davis, Garvey Schubert Barer; Bennett J. Fidlow, Schroder Fidlow & Titley; Alec French, NBC/Universal; Jon Potter, Digital Media Association; Amaryllis Seabrooks, Discovery Communications; and George K. H. Schell, The Coca-Cola Company.

Kirk T. Schroder, Schroder Fidlow & Titley is the course planner for the program. Mr. Schroder is the chair-elect of the ABA Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries.

For information about available CLE credits and fees, see CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To register for the seminar call (800) 759-8840 or visit