2009-2010 Symposium

Lights, Labor, Action: Labor Controversy in the Sports and Entertainment Industries

March 13, 2009 at Vanderbilt Law School

  • What: Symposium: Lights, Labor, Action: Labor Controversy in the Sports and Entertainment Industries.
  • Where: Flynn Auditorium, Vanderbilt Law School. See map.
  • When: Friday, March 13, 2009 – 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Schedule:
    • 9:00-9:50 am: Registration & Continental Breakfast
    • 10-11:30 am: Student-Athlete or Student-Employee? The Relationship Between the NCAA, Universities, and Student Athletes
      • David Cohen, Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP; William King, III, Lightfoot, Franklin & White; Gene Marsh, Professor of Law, University of Alabama Law School; Naima Stevenson, Assistant General Counsel, NCAA; David Williams, Vice Chancellor for University Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary, Vanderbilt University
    • 12-1:00 pm: Keynote: Jonathan Handel, Like Scorpions in a Silicon Cage: How Hollywood Management and Labor Fought While Content’s Kingdom was Slipping Away
    • 1:30-2:45 pm: NFL Panel.