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Wednesday, March 18, 2009
FSU College of Law Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Society 6th Annual Conference

I look forward to speaking at the Florida State University College of Law Entertainment, Arts, & Sports Law Society's (EASL) 6th Annual Conference this Saturday, March 21, 2009. The conference will commence at 12:00 p.m. [note change from 11:00 a.m.] in the Florida State College of Law Rotunda in Tallahassee. It will consist of discussions comprised of entertainment, sports, and arts lawyers, managers, record label owners, and industry professionals.

Joining me as a speaker will be:
  • Christopher Griffin (partner at Foley & Lardner whose practice has focused on representing clients in business and broadcasting transactions involving college football, bowl games, and NCAA regulatory issues. He is a member of the NCAA Division I Infractions Committee and is a past president of the National Football Foundation's Tampa Chapter).
  • Sandra Brown (partner at Sandra Brown, Esq in Atlanta and whose practice has focused on business counsel for entertainers, including musicians in their contractual relations with record labels; former Associate Director of Business Affairs of the record label owned by music producer Jermaine Dupri, So So Def Recordings, Inc.)
  • Oswaldo Rossi (director of Legal and Business Affairs for EMI Music Latin America, his practice has focused on negotiating recorded deals and license agreements. His work also includes oversight of releases, including by such EMI musicians as Vico C and D.J. Tony Touch).
The event is open to the public. If you are interested in attending, please contact Shane Costello, the President of the Entertainment, Arts, Sports Law Society, at stc06[at] Please let me know as well, as it would be great to meet a reader of this blog.


If you guys ever get down here to Miami, we'd love to have you.

Blogger Pbenn001 -- 3/23/2009 8:27 AM  

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