Sports Law

Manatt Partners Chair Sports Law Symposium

Manatt is proud to sponsor the 2010 Sports Law Symposium taking place on September 16, 2010 from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. presented by Santa Clara Law in association with the Santa Clara University Athletics Department.

Manatt partners Peter ParcherRon Katz and Chad Hummel will be chairing the event covering current sports law issues such as concussions, steroids, and the use of player images.  Craig deRecat and Mark Lee will be panelists on the topic of "NFL Players' Concussions Issues" and "Right of Publicity Issues" respectively at the forum. This is a high profile event with special guests such as football great Jim Brown, Anaheim Ducks CEO Michael Schulman, Executive Director of NFLPA DeMaurice Smith, General Counsel of NCAA Elsa Cole, and many more. Don't forget to mark your calendars and register early, we look forward to seeing you at the event.       

For further information and to register for this event, please click here.


 L. Peter Parcher Mr. Parcher is a Special Senior Partner at the firm.  His experience focuses on litigation.  A nationally renowned trial lawyer, Mr. Parcher is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and the equally elite International Academy of Trial Lawyers, the most prestigious organizations of trial lawyers in the country.

 Ronald S. Katz Mr. Katz, who heads the litigation group in the Palo Alto office, specializes in complex commercial dispute resolution with an emphasis on intellectual property, antitrust and technology matters.  During his career, he has been involved in high-profile and novel cases for major clients both internationally and in Northern California. 




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