Champions of Social Justice: Professional Sports Leaders on Anti-Racism and Allyship

Blank Rome-Hosted Virtual Event

To watch the full video recording of this event, please click here.

In celebration of Black History Month, join us for a special roundtable with esteemed thought leaders at the intersection of professional sports, law, business, and education who will share their observations and personal experiences on promoting anti-racism and allyship. Together, we will discover new insights and strategies for addressing these important topics in our workplaces and communities.

Since our founding 75 years ago, Blank Rome has been staunchly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This program, featuring engaging and candid conversations about anti-racism and allyship, will build on our Firm’s dedication to these important issues.

Below you will find the link to a video recording of the event.
Champions of Social Justice Photo

Featured Panelists

Humble Lukanga Headshot

Lameck "Humble" Lukanga
Founder, Life Line Financial Group; Wealth Manager and Financial Advisor

Chasity Melvin Headshot

Chasity Melvin
Assistant Coach, Phoenix Mercury; Former WNBA All-Star; Author; Speaker

Ken Shropshire Headshot

Kenneth L. Shropshire
CEO, Global Sports Institute; Adidas Distinguished Professor of Global Sport, Arizona State University

Scooter Vaughan Headshot

Scooter Vaughan
Managing Partner, Roman Homes LLC; Co-Founder, Isospec LLC; Former AHL Player

Eddie Edwards Headshot

Eddie Edwards (moderator)
Of Counsel, Corporate and Sports Law, Blank Rome LLP

Gervais Headshot

Michelle M. Gervais (moderator)
Partner, Litigation and Sports Law, Blank Rome LLP

Be sure to join the conversation on social media using #BlankRomeChampions! 

Questions about the event? Contact Lisa Bochner, Director of Business Development.