The legal specialty of sports and entertainment law sounds pretty glamorous. If you’re thinking about a career in this field, you may be drawn by the prospect of representing celebrities, athletes, authors, entertainers and their employers. But what exactly is this practice area? What do sports and entertainment lawyers actually do? How can law students pursue a career in this specialty? We explore this topic and speak with lawyers who serve as outside and in-house counsel in some of the leading sports and entertainment organizations and firms and also with the director a program at a top law school with a special curriculum devoted to this exciting area. Listen in to learn more.
- Shelley Reid, Fox Television Studios, Senior Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs
- Rupen Fofaria, Loeb & Loeb, Associate
- John Schulman, University of Southern California Law School, Executive Director of Entertainment Program; Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp, Partner
- David Cohen, New York Mets, General Counsel
- Rajiv Dalal, Motion Picture Association of America, Managing Director, India