Hackney Publications Announces Saul Ewing as Law Firm Partner for Esports and the Law

Jun 14, 2024

Hackney Publications (HP), the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals, has announced that Saul Ewing will be the exclusive law firm sponsor of Esports and the Law (ESL) for the next year.

HP also revealed that Drexel University and its Esport Business BSBA team will become the university partner of the publication.

“Saul Ewing and the leader of its Esports Practice Group, Darius Gambino, are the perfect complement to ESL with their informed perspective on the legal landscape of Esports and the video gaming industry,” said Holt Hackney, the founder of Hackney Publications. “We are looking forward to sharing the thought leadership of Gambino and the rest of his team with the industry.”

“We are thrilled to partner with Hackney Publications on Esports and the Law,” said Gambino, “this is an ever-evolving area of law, and we will highlight the emerging trends and key legal issues over the coming year.”

Saul Ewing has been a leader in esports law with their “Lawyers With Game” podcast (https://www.saul.com/lawyers-game).  The firm represents esports organizations and video game industry companies in connection with intellectual property, employment, real estate and corporate matters.  You can learn more about the firm’s Video Gaming & Esports practice here: https://www.saul.com/capabilities/industry/video-gaming-esports.

Similarly, Jeffrey F. Levine, J.D., Ph.D., who is an Assistant Clinical Professor and Program Lead of the Esport Business BSBA in Drexel’s LeBow College of Business, is equally respected in the industry.

“Jeff has been instrumental in driving the growth and development of the Esport Business BSBA program, establishing himself as a thought leader in the field,” said Hackney. “We are looking forward to having Jeff and some of his highly qualified students participate in the pages of ESL.”

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