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July 12, 2019 | 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
1000 Boardwalk, Brighton Ballroom
(between Virginia & Maryland Aves.)
Atlantic City, NJ  08401

Members: Free
Non-members: $75 Non-Member In-house Counsel; $225 Non-member Outside Counsel

Overview (Program Summary)

From the Main Lobby:

  • Take the GUITAR ESCALATORS up to the second floor, make a right and follow the hall towards Fresh Harvest Buffet. BRIGHTON BALLROOM will be on your right.


  • 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Registration & Networking
  • 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. - Session I (Duane Morris)
  • 2:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. - Session II (Morgan Lewis)
  • 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. - Cocktail Reception

Session I, 1:00 p.m.—2:30 p.m.  Competing Interests: Post-Employment and Other Competitive Restrictions in Sports, Gaming, Hospitality & Entertainment

Sports fields, casino tables, Hollywood and the hospitality industry are notoriously competitive environments.  This panel will focus on a different type of competition in these industries — post-employment and other restrictions on employee mobility.  Panelists will share their experiences, and the session will also include a discussion of recent developments in the law impacting post-employment and other restrictions on employee mobility.

Session II, 2:45 p.m.—4:15 p.m.  The Sports Betting Race and Future

This presentation will cover:

  1. Retrospective and prospective legalization of sports betting.
  2. What we might expect on regulation and enforcement.
  3. Leagues lobbying efforts potential challenges and opportunities.
Register below.

Cancellation Policy: 48 hours' notice required to [email protected].

The chapter reserves the right to invoice no-shows who do not cancel within the allotted time frame.


Session I:

  • Lawrence H. Larry Pockers, Duane Morris LLP
  • Charles N. Hurley, Director, Legal Affairs, Arena Football League
  • Deborah Kelly McGowan, Director of Legal Services, Barrett Outdoor Living
  • Christopher Havener, Vice President & Associate General Counsel - Employment & Litigation, Aramark
  • Phil Weinberg, Executive Vice President, Administration & General Counsel, Comcast Spectacor, LLC

Session II:

  • David A McManus, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Elizabeth C. Polido, Associate, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Frank Chesky, Vice President and General Counsel, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Atlantic City


Credits: 3.0 Hours
State: PA, NJ & DE
Category: Substantive

Contact (RSVP)

Chris Stewart, Chapter Administrator (for questions & cancellations only)

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