Professor Maureen Weston Named Chair for the 2020 Sports Lawyer Association Annual Conference

Professor Maureen Weston served as Vice Chair for the Sports Lawyer Association Annual Conference and moderated a panel on “Inside Sports Arbitration:  Insights from the Arbitrators, Advocates, and Parties” with panelists Barbara Reeves, JAMS/Court of Arbitration for Sport; Roger Kaplan, NFL/NBA/MLB arbitrator; Maurice Suh, Gibson Dunn, and Lance Tanaka, Vice President, American Arbitration Association.  The panel presented the various uses of arbitration in the sport industries, perspectives on advocacy, deliberations, and the overall matrix of considerations for using arbitration and an organization’s risk management and sports practice.  Weston, who serves on the Board of Directors of the Sports Lawyer Association, was named Chair for the 2020 SLA Annual Conference.