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Sports Law Association Annual Conference

Sports Law Association


Date: May 18, 2017

Location: Denver Marriott, City Center 1701 California Street Denver, CO


  • Team & Venue Acquisitions and Financings
  • Turning and Turning in the Widening Gyre: The Ethical Conundrums of Sports Practice

The SLA Annual Conference is designed for attorneys, agents and other representatives of professional athletes, professional sports teams and leagues, players associations, stadium and arena authorities, and operators, amateur sports and intercollegiate organizations, students and professors of sports law; educators; and all others generally interested in the field of sports law.

Mintz Levin is proud to sponsor the Sports Lawyers Association’s 43rd annual conference.

Keith Carroll, Sports Law Practice Chair and Member, will be speaking on a panel entitled, “Turning and Turning in the Widening Gyre: The Ethical Conundrums of Sports Practice.” In addition, Poonam Patidar, a Member in the Public Finance Practice. will be moderating a breakout session entitled, “Team & Venture Acquisitions and Financings.”

The firm will also host the conference’s opening reception on Thursday evening. 

Click here for more information about the event.


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Poonam Patidar


Poonam Patidar is a Mintz attorney who counsels governments, quasi-public authorities, institutional investors, indenture trustees, and higher education facilities on securities and tax law matters. She uses her background in finance to help clients achieve their strategic goals.