If You Build It, They Will Come

September 19, 2013
2 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016

Sports and entertainment events are a large part of our culture and the buildings that house those events, a large part of our landscape. On September 19th, EASL's Membership Committee gathered a number of legal professionals to discuss the ins and outs of building and operating a sports and entertainment venue, including issues faced by the venue operator, the sponsor and the concessionaire as well as those relating to land use, construction, risk management and financing.

Panel 1- "Building It":

Jeffrey Gewirtz, Executive Vice President of Business Affairs, Chief Legal Officer, Brooklyn Nets and Barclays CenterPeter White, Partner and Co-Chair, Global Sports, Media and Entertainment Group, DLA PiperJarett L. Warner, Counsel, Havkins Rosenfeld Ritzert & Varriale, LLPPeter S. Britell, Partner, Venable LLPMitchell Korbey, Partner, Chair, Land Use & Environmental Group, Herrick Feinstein LLPSteve P. Younger, Partner, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Panel 2 - "When They Come":

Mark Stefanacci, Vice President, General Counsel, MetLife StadiumJohn Ruzich, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, LegendsRachel Berger, VP, Business & Legal Affairs, Constituency Management GroupCarla Varriale, Partner, Havkins Rosenfeld Ritzert & Varriale, LLPJon Oram, Partner of Proskauer Rose LLP Lesley Rosenthal, Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York

This program qualified for 4.0 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice; this program qualifies for newly admitted attorneys

For more information: www.nysba.org/EASLvenue or contact [email protected]