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Pepperdine University School Of Law Symposium On Arbitrating Sports

Darren HeitnerSenior Analyst IJanuary 29, 2009

What: Symposium: Arbitrating Sports: Reflections on USADA/Landis, the Olympic Games, and the Future of Sports Dispute Resolution.

Where: Pepperdine University School of Law

When: Feb. 27 from 8:30 am to 5 pm


  • Reflections on USADA v. Floyd Landis
  • The Olympic Games
  • The Future of Sports Dispute Resolution
  • The Perspective of the Press and Public Arbitration

Panelists Include:

  • Matt Barnett—USADA Lawyer/Barnett & Barnett P.C.
  • Jeffrey Benz—Arbitrator/AVP 
  • Michael Hiltzik—LA Times 
  • Howard Jacobs—Law Offices of Howard Jacobs
  • Michael Lenard—International Court of Arbitration for Sport
  • Richard McLaren—CAS Arbitrator/University of Western Ontario
  • Matt Mitten—Marquette University School of Law
  • Maidie Oliveau—CAS Arbitrator/Law Sports 
  • John Ruger—United States Olympic Committee 
  • Mike Straubel—Valparaiso School of Law
  • Maurice Suh—Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
  • Maureen Weston—Pepperdine School of Law

Cost: General admission to the event is $95, Pepperdine law school students admitted free, other law school students—$45.  Registration link.

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