Black Lives Matter: Sports Law & Society (Complimentary CLE)

May 11, 2021 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Metropolitan Black Bar Association’s
Sports & Entertainment Law Section


Black Lives Matter: Sports Law & Society

Tuesday, May 11th
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
CLE: Areas of Professional Practice (Credits Pending)

Mason Ashe
Sports & Entertainment Attorney
Adjunct Professor (University of Pennsylvania-The Wharton School; Georgetown University-School of Continuing Studies; Howard University School of Law)

Darrel Young

Manager of Engagement and Player Relations- NFL
Former Professional Football Player for Chicago Bears; Carolina Panthers; Washington Redskins

K. Braeden Anderson

Securities Enforcement Associate- Sidley Austin
Former Division I College Basketball Player
Chair, MBBA Corporate Law Section

Jordan Thompson

Director of Business Development & Legal Counsel-Element Sports Group
NFL Agent

Alycia (Huckabee) Powell

Co-Founder and CEO of Champions for Change

Jill Pilgrim
Founder & Managing Attorney- Pilgrim & Associates
Co-Chair, MBBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Section

This program will bring awareness to how social grassroots movements affect Sports and Entertainment Law. This panel discussion will focus on the relevance of sports law to Black Lives Matter and the issues that plague professional athletes in terms of contract law. Participants will understand how athletes can play a central role in changing the landscape of social expectations of athletes.