Major Business and Legal Events in Bay Area Sports

Sports Lawyers Association Local Outreach Event

Sheppard Mullin Palo Alto Office
March 14, 2012

As part of the SLA's continuing effort to bring more activities and networking opportunities to its members, we are pleased to invite you to the following California Bay area SLA event.  
Please join Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP and Santa Clara Law School's Sports and Entertainment Law Society for a Speaker Panel on "Major  Business and Legal Events in Bay Area Sports in 2011." Topics will include CBAs, concussions, ownership/corporate changes, Stadium/arena issues, and others.

SLA members plus non-member attorneys and students with an interest in sports law are invited to attend.
Our panelists are:
- Jack Bair, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, San Francisco Giants
- Hannah Gordon, Director of Legal Affairs, San Francisco 49ers
- John Tortora, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, San Jose Sharks
- Ryan A. Horning, Senior Legal Counsel, Oakland Athletics
March 14, 2012 from 6-8 p.m.
(Networking from 6-7 p.m. -- drinks and appetizers will be served.  Speaker Panel starts promptly at 7 p.m.)
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
379 Lytton Avenue 
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(At the corner of Lytton and Waverly in downtown Palo Alto)
Please RSVP to Ryan Hilbert ( by March 7.
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This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California. Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.