WMACCA Plans An All-Star Event: Playing Ball In The Big Leagues

Saturday, April 1, 2006 - 01:00

When you are sitting there in the stadium, at the arena, in the ballpark, do you ever wonder what it would be like to have those folks for your clients?An all-star panel will discuss what it's like 'Playing Ball In The Big Leagues' on Thursday, April 6 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner, 7900 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA.

The event is sponsored by Patton Boggs LLP and Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC.

Ellen Zavian, who has represented athletes, teams, leagues and sports organizations and was the first female lawyer to represent NFL players in negotiations, will moderate the panel discussion.Other panelists include: Harold Henderson, NFL Executive VP for Labor Relations and Chairman of the NFL Management Council Executive Committee; Robert D. Manfred Jr, Executive VP, Labor Relations and Human Resources for Major League Baseball; Jeffrey A. Mishkin, chief outside counsel for the NBA, and Pamela M. Wheeler, Director of Operations for the WNBA Players Association.

A networking reception will follow the presentation.

For details on registration fees and CLE credits, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To register, contact Ilene G. Reid by telephone at (301) 230-1864 or e-mail at WMACCA@verizon.net.>