Category: GEMA, GEMA Event

Title:The Tenth Annual GEMALaw Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium

The Tenth Annual GEMALaw Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium
Friday, February 3, 2017 | Georgetown Law | Hart Auditorium | 10:00AM-5:00PM

Opening Remarks, Annick Banoun & Marissa Moshell, GEMALaw Co-Presidents

The Founders: A Conversation with the Founders of GEMALaw about the Role of In-House Counsel

Moderator: Daniel Werly (L’09), Partner, Sievert & Werly LLP
· Raquel Braun (L’10), Director, Business & Legal Affairs, Fox Sports/Fox Cable Networks
· Claire Magee (L’09), Corporate Counsel, Raycom Media
· Daniel Navarro (L’09), Associate Counsel, National Basketball Association
· Riana Positano (L’11), Senior Counsel, Legal & Business Affairs, The Madison Square Garden Company

The Dealmakers: A Conversation About the Art of Making a Deal in Hollywood
Moderator: Jeffrey Schneider, Executive Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, National Geographic Partners
· Roy Cho (L’09), Vice President of Distribution, AMC Networks
· Christopher Floyd (L’90), Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, Amblin Partners
· Rebecca Sanhueza, Senior Vice President & Associate General Counsel, IMG
· Lisa Williams-Fauntroy (L’94), Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, Discovery Communications
· Claudine Wilson (L’09), Senior Counsel, Legal & Business Affairs, HBO

Presentation of the Alumni Achievement Award
Darrell D. Miller (L’90), Chair, Entertainment Law Department and Managing Partner, Los Angeles Office, Fox Rothschild LLP


Networking Lunch

A Decade of GEMALaw: A Look Back with Raquel Braun (L’10), Founder, GEMALaw
The Innovators: A Conversation About the Legal Challenges Facing Technology Platforms
Moderator: Evelyn Miller, Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, National Geographic
· Gregory Brehm (L’91), Assistant General Counsel, BuzzFeed
· Jim Lucchese (L’05), Global Head of Creator, Spotify
· Rob Seiden (L’13), Senior Manager, Business Affairs, Vevo
· Emily Sharpe (L’13), Privacy & Public Policy Manager, Facebook

The Game Changers: A Conversation with the GCs of Major Sports Franchises
Moderator: Samyr Laine (L’10), Counsel, Monumental Sports & Entertainment
· Nicole Duckett Fricke (C’95), General Counsel & Vice President, LA Clippers
· John Keenan (L’95), Senior Vice President & General Counsel, AEG
· Djenaba Parker (B’02), General Counsel, New York Red Bulls
· Joe Pierce (B’91), Vice President & General Counsel, Hornets Sports & Entertainment


Closing Remarks

4:15-5:00 PM


CLE Credit Available
Please RSVP
Direct all questions to Annick Banoun & Marissa Moshell at