Course DescriptionIn order to successfully represent professional sports clients, it is important to view sports as the multifaceted business it is, know the individuals and organizations involved, and understand how various types of law operates within the industry. In this program, Brandon Leopoldus, Regional Captain for the Sports Lawyers Association, walks viewers through the generalities of sports law and covers some of the key hot-button legal issues in sports currently making headlines. Topics covered include:
- The business of professional sports
- Key labor issues and cases
- Antitrust issues
- Fan safety
- Commissioner powers and duties
- Athlete issues
Length: 1hr 17min
- Charles B.
- Rennie R.
Meet the Lecturer(s)
Brandon Leopoldus is the President of the Leopoldus Professional Corporation. He focuses his practice on representing high-net-worth individuals. He grew up in the upper echilon of sports spending much of his childhood at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. His professional sports career began more than 15 years ago as an umpire and received numerous awards and accomplishments. He was the driving force behind the Los Angeles Athlete Initiative and is featured on legal panels across the country on topics including personal legal representation, business law, and asset protection strategies. He is a contributor to publications including Legal Ink Magazine and Referee Magazine and he contributes his time generously to the Sports Lawyers Association, Sports Spectacular, the Los Angeles Sports Business Alliance, and numerous other community groups in the Los Angeles area.