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Media Advisory


WHAT:             “Sports Law in the Nation's Capital:

An Insider's Look at the Industry's Hottest Legal Issues”


WHEN:             4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 16


WHERE:           The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law

                        Walter Slowinski Courtroom, 2nd Floor 

                        3600 John McCormack Rd. N.E.

                        Washington, D.C. 

DETAILS:         Mark H. Tuohey III, Esq. chairman, D.C. Sports and Entertainment Commission and a member of CUA’s Board of Trustees, will lead a discussion of the economic, political and social impact of professional sports on the D.C. area; the legal and business issues involved in sports law practice; and issues involved in representing professional athletes. Among other professional achievements, Tuohey has worked closely with District of Columbia Mayor Anthony Williams to bring Major League Baseball to the nation’s capital for the 2005-2006 season.

panelists include:

Claude Bailey, Esq.

General Counsel, D.C. Sports and Entertainment Commission


Bruce Wilson, Esq.

Covington and Burling

Representative of the National Football League and National Hockey League


Ellen Zavian, Esq.

Sports attorney, professor, arbitrator and journalist


The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow in the Keelty Atrium.


SPONSOR:       Catholic University’s Sports Law Society, Student Bar Association and chapter of Delta Theta Phi


MEDIA:             To cover the event, contact Tom Haederle at 202-319-5438 or Chris Harrison at 202-319-5600.



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