DC’s Pro Sports Teams Talk: Law, Salary Cap, Arbitration, Contract Negotiations and More

Date & Time: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

CLE Credit: No

Event Description
Program Description: Meet and greet the individuals who guide the legal and salary cap decisions confronting the front offices of Washington's pro sports teams. The panelists will discuss the legal issues confronting the area's pro sports teams as well as subjects, such as salary arbitration, player contract negotiations, and navigating the salary cap. Panelists will talk about the differences between the various leagues' salary cap structures. No subject is off limits -- waiver rules, working with player agents, and navigating head coach, general manager and owner wishes on roster and contract decisions.

After the presentation, attendees are invited to attend the Wizards vs. Orlando Magic game at a reduced price. Participants will be able to choose from one of two levels of discounted tickets.

This evening program is sponsored by the Sports Law Committee of the Arts, Entertainment, Media and Sports Law Section.


200 Level Seats (club level): $40

400 Level Seats: $22


If you would like to register for this program, click on the link below and enter the special offer code “wizards”.  You will receive a ticket for the game and the program.


If you have any questions regarding this program please contact Ralph Wong @ (202) 527-7537 or via email at

Verizon Center, Monumental Theatre
6th and F Street, N.W.
(Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro)
Washington DC 20004

Contact Information
Sections Office
Phone: 202-626-3463
Fax: 202-824-1877

  • Donald A. Fishman, Assistant General Manager/ Director of Legal Affairs, Washington Capitals

  • Damon Jones, Vice President and Club Counsel, Washington Nationals

  • Eric Schaffer, Vice President of Football Administration/General Counsel, Washington Redskins

  • Tommy Sheppard, Senior Vice President of Basketball Operations, Washington Wizards


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