Sports Law Expert Witness Directory

Experts in sports law listed in this directory will be featured at least once a year in Sports Litigation Alert, where thousands of subscribers, including attorneys, teams, leagues and professors, will have an opportunity to secure their services.

Scott A. Andresen, Esq.
Expertise: Sports Law, Licensing and Sponsorships, Trademark and Copyright, Team/League Operations and Management, Corporation Formation
(773) 572-6049
Andresen & Associates, P.C. (Owner-Attorney); Northwestern University (Professor, Masters of Sports Administration Program)

Robin Ammon, Ed.D.
Expertise: Premise liability/risk management/crowd management
University of South Dakota
(724) 421-7407

Peter A. Carfagna
Expertise: Sports Law, Sports Marketing, Sports Investments, Team and League Operations, Licensing and Sponsorship Agreements, Sports-Related Premises Liability, Intellectual Property, Risk Management, Corporate Formation
(216) 685-1439
Magis, LLC (Founder), Former Chief Legal Officer of IMG Group of Companies (1994-2005), Harvard Law School (Covington Burling Distinguished Visitor/Visiting Lecturer in Sports Law since 2006), Great Lakes Sports and Entertainment Law Academy — joint program between Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and Case Western Reserve School of Law (Co-Director since 2012)

Mark Conrad
Expertise: intellectual property, contracts, ethics and governance
Associate Professor, Legal and Ethical Studies, Schools of Business, Fordham University (New York); adjunct lecturer, Sports Law, Sports Management Program, Columbia University (New York)

Eugene Egdorf, Esq.
Expertise: Education, Wrongful Death, and Concussion
(713) 659-5200
The Lanier Law Firm, P.C.

Timothy Liam Epstein, Esq.
Expertise: Disappointment Lawsuits, Multipliers and Similar Measures in High School Sports, Injuries on the Athletic Field, Sports Venue Construction, Sports Venue Liability
(312) 894-3227
SmithAmundsen, LLC
Chair, Sports Law Practice Group - SmithAmundsen, LLC.
Adjuncts Professor of Law - Loyola University Chicago School of Law (Sports & Entertainment Law)

Gil Fried & Assoc., LLC
Expertise: crowd management, spectator safety, facility safety, dram shop, facility security
University of New Haven
(860) 233-2429

Charles F. Gfeller, Esq.
Expertise: Concussion and Soverign Immunity
(860) 760 8400
Seiger, Gfeller & Laurie

Donna A. Lopiano, Ph.D.
Expertise: Gender Equity, Athletics Program Management
(516) 380-1213
Sports Management Resources

Michael Lysko
Expertise: sports marketing, sponsorship, branding
Southern Methodist University

Douglas N. Masters, Esq.
Expertise: Advertising and Promotions, Emerging Media, IP and Entertainment Litigation, Intellectual Property, Trademarks and Copyrights, Sports
(312) 464-3144
Loeb & Loeb LLP

Merry Moiseichik, ReD, J.D.
Expertise: playground, facility risk management
University of Arkansas

Barbara Osborne, J.D.
Expertise:  Gender Discrimination, Title IX, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Orientation Discrimination, Student-Athlete Pregnancy;  Legal Issues in College Sport
(317) 236-2465
Ice Miller

B. David Ridpath, Ed.D.
Expertise: Governance in Intercollegiate Athletics; Intercollegiate athletics compliance and compliance consulting; NCAA enforcement and Infractions cases and defenses; athletic program management; NCAA academic and eligibility standards
Assistant professor, Ohio University, Department of Sport management, Ohio University College of Business

Edward Schauder
Expertise: Sports Law, Licensing, Sponsorships, Endorsements, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Placements and Venture Capital
Graduate of Columbia Law School Class of 1987
(212) 616-4291
Sicheniza Ross Friedman Ference LLP

Paul A. Slager, Esq.
Expertise: brain injury, medical malpractice, victims of crime, other significant personal injury cases
(203) 325-4491
Partner, Silver Golub & Teitell LLP, Connecticut

Brian R. Socolow, Esq.
Expertise: Rights of Publicity, Advertising and Promotions, Contracts, IP and Entertainment Litigation, Venue Liability
(212) 407-4872
Loeb & Loeb LLP

Carla Varriale, Esq.
Expertise: premises liability defense, assumption of risk/waivers, Sporting Venue Liability
(646) 747-5115
Havkins Rosenfeld Ritzert & Varriale, LLP

Jarett L. Warner, Esq.
Expertise: premises liability defense, assumption of risk/waivers, Sporting Venue Liability
(646) 747-5104
Havkins Rosenfeld Ritzert & Varriale, LLP

Glenn M. Wong
Expertise: Contracts, Torts, IP, Gender Equity, Agency, Athletics Program Management, NCAA Compliance, Enforcement and Infractions cases, and Damages
Professor, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts

Ellen M. Zavian, Esq.
Expertise: Expert witness in cases involving sports and entertainment: agency, sponsorship, endorsement, licensing, new media, and intellectual property matters.
(301) 920-1622
Associate General Counsel at the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), DC Bar Attorney-Client Arbitration Board, and Arts, Entertainment, Media and Sports Section Committee