Eckstein Hall, room 144
1215 W. Michigan Street
Milwaukee, WI 53201
On Thursday, March 30, 2023, the Sports Law Competition Board will host the final round of the 2023 Professional Sports Negotiation Competition. The final round will start at @5:00 pm in the Lubar Center (room 144). Following the final round, the Sports Law Program will host a reception for all attendees in the Zilber Forum.
The final round will feature a negotiation between the Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokić’s agents and representatives from Adidas, regarding a possible sponsorship contract. Among other things, the negotiations will center around the development of a signature shoe. The competition will include second-year Sports Law Certificate Candidates Samantha Rice and Abigail Barnett (Team 1) versus Mike Balaban and Riley Wilkins (Team 10).
Sports Law Program alumni who will judge the final round include
- Sara Dilanjian, Executive, Business Affairs, CAA, New York, NY (L’18)
- Jill Ingels, Associate General Counsel, Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee, WI (L’17)
- Laurel Montag, Business and Intellectual Property practice groups, Dewitt LLP, Milwaukee, WI (L'22)
- Nyea Sturman, SVP & General Counsel, Orlando Magic, Orlando, FL (L'03)
If you are interested in further information about the competition, please contact Competition Board Chair, and third year Sports Law Program student Michelle Svilpe.
The winners of the competition will receive an invitation to participate in the National Sports Law Competition of their choice during the 2023-2024 academic year.
First year students interested in competing as second year students, and second year students interested in being part of a National Team as third year students, should attend this competition.