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Inside the Game: Emerging Legal Trends in the Area of Sports Law

Elevating Black Excellence: A Showcase for Black Partners

Online Event

Blank Rome partner David A. Moreno Jr. will serve as a panelist for Black In-House Counsel Network’s Elevating Black Excellence: A Showcase for Black Partners, an all-day virtual event being held Thursday, April 27, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. EDT.


The high-speed pace of the sports world is fascinating. Fans are passionate and intensely loyal to their favorite teams and high-profile players. This panel of sports leaders will discuss all that goes on before gametime.

  • Background, introduction, and path to current role.
  • Interplay between sports and media
    • What sort of media and content deals has your legal dept negotiated?
    • How has streaming affected this?
  • What are you seeing on the litigation front?
  • Is there any advantage in conducting independent investigations proactively to ensure your “house” is in order given how amplified these issues have become in recent years?
  • How has the advancement and regulation of biometric data impacted the organization in regards to the fan experience?
  • When you go to a labor negotiation what has been most important to the members you represent?
  • How has the rise of social media affected your organization?
    • Freedom of speech and morality clauses
  • Will we see any regulation regarding sports technology and competitive advance?


  • David Moreno, Blank Rome LLP
  • Clarence Nesbitt, Think450, National Basketball Players Association
  • Joe Pierce, AMB Sports and Entertainment

For more information and to register, please visit the event webpage.