Hackney Publications Expert Witness Directory

Scott A. Andresen, Esq.
Expertise: Sports Law, Licensing and Sponsorships, Trademark and Copyright, Team/League Operations and Management, Corporation Formation
(773) 572-6049
Andresen & Associates, P.C. (Owner-Attorney); Northwestern University (Professor, Masters of Sports Administration Program)

Robin Ammon, Ed.D.
Expertise: Premise liability/risk management/crowd management
University of South Dakota
(724) 421-7407

Peter A. Carfagna
Expertise: Sports Law, Sports Marketing, Sports Investments, Team and League Operations, Licensing and Sponsorship Agreements, Sports-Related Premises Liability, Intellectual Property, Risk Management, Corporate Formation
(216) 685-1439
Magis, LLC (Founder), Former Chief Legal Officer of IMG Group of Companies (1994-2005), Harvard Law School (Covington Burling Distinguished Visitor/Visiting Lecturer in Sports Law since 2006), Great Lakes Sports and Entertainment Law Academy — joint program between Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and Case Western Reserve School of Law (Co-Director since 2012)

Walter Champion
Expertise: Sports Ethics, Daily Fantasy Sports
George Foreman Professor of Sports and Entertainment Law
Texas Southern University School of Law

Mark Conrad
Expertise: intellectual property, contracts, ethics and governance
Associate Professor, Legal and Ethical Studies, Schools of Business, Fordham University (New York); adjunct lecturer, Sports Law, Sports Management Program, Columbia University (New York)

Eugene Egdorf, Esq.
Expertise: Education, Wrongful Death, and Concussion
Shrader & Associates L.L.P.

Timothy Liam Epstein, Esq.
Expertise: Disappointment Lawsuits, Multipliers and Similar Measures in High School Sports, Injuries on the Athletic Field, Sports Venue Construction, Sports Venue Liability
Duggan Bertsch, LLC
Adjuncts Professor of Law - Loyola University Chicago School of Law (Sports & Entertainment Law)

Gabe Feldman
Expertise: Antitrust, Labor and Employment, Intellectual Property, Sports Injuries, Contracts, Negotiation and Mediation.
(202) 441-6280
Associate Professor, Tulane Law School
Director, Tulane Sports Law Program
Associate Provost for NCAA Compliance, Tulane University
Mediator and Arbitrator, MAPS

Gil Fried & Assoc., LLC
Expertise: crowd management, spectator safety, facility safety, dram shop, facility security
University of New Haven
(860) 233-2429

Joshua A. Gordon
Expertise: Sports Law, Sports Conflict, Negotiation, Sports Marketing, Mediation, Sports Business, Assessment, Sports Ombuds, Hazing and Bullying, Crises Management
(541) 887-0724 (SCI) | jgordon@sportsconflict.org
(541) 346-1634 (UO) | jgordon9@uoregon.edu
University of Oregon
Sports Conflict Institute

Donna A. Lopiano, Ph.D.
Expertise: Gender Equity, Athletics Program Management
(516) 380-1213
Sports Management Resources

Michael Lysko
Expertise: sports marketing, sponsorship, branding
Southern Methodist University

Douglas N. Masters, Esq.
Expertise: Advertising and Promotions, Emerging Media, IP and Entertainment Litigation, Intellectual Property, Trademarks and Copyrights, Sports
(312) 464-3144
Loeb & Loeb LLP

Merry Moiseichik, ReD, J.D.
Expertise: playground, facility risk management
University of Arkansas

Barbara Osborne, J.D.
Expertise: Gender Discrimination, Title IX, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Orientation Discrimination, Student-Athlete Pregnancy; Legal Issues in College Sport
(317) 236-2465
University of North Carolina

John Pinkman
Expertise: Comprehension of Current Standard of Care, Investigation of Historical Patterns of Player Management, and Extensive Product Knowledge and Appropriate Use
Pinkman Baseball (founder). For more than 25 years Mr. Pinkman has enjoyed an excellent national reputation as an instructor, journalist, and public speaker. As a full-time teaching professional, Coach Pinkman brings recent hands-on experience to recreational and athletic expert witness responsibilities.

Daniel A. Rascher, Ph.D.
Expertise: sports economics, sports finance, antitrust economics, damages, valuation, sponsorship and endorsement breach, licensing, labor economics
Partner, OSKR, LLC
President, SportsEconomics, LLC
Professor and Director of Academic Programs
Sport Management Program
University of San Francisco

B. David Ridpath, Ed.D.
Expertise: Governance in Intercollegiate Athletics; Intercollegiate athletics compliance and compliance consulting; NCAA enforcement and Infractions cases and defenses; athletic program management; NCAA academic and eligibility standards
Assistant professor, Ohio University, Department of Sport management, Ohio University College of Business

William J. Robers, JD/MBA
Expertise: Sports Liability Issues; Officiating Training, Evaluation, Discipline, and Mechanics for NCAA and High School Football; Sports Eligibility; Premises Liability; Sports Law; Sports Marketing; Sports Finance; Coaching Contracts; Licensing and Sponsorship Agreements; Intellectual Property; Risk Management; Entity Formation; Governance; Sports Injuries; Contracts; Employment; Teaching Sports Law; Mediator; Arbitrator.
(719) 634-5700
Shareholder, Sparks Willson Borges Brandt & Johnson, P.C.

Andrew D. Schwarz
Expertise: antitrust economics, sports economics, damages, class certification issues, statistical analysis, ADA analysis.
Partner, OSKR, LLC
Affiliate Professor
University of San Francisco

Brian R. Socolow, Esq.
Expertise: Rights of Publicity, Advertising and Promotions, Contracts, IP and Entertainment Litigation, Venue Liability
(212) 407-4872
Loeb & Loeb LLP

William D. Squires
Expertise: Sports facility and event management
(201) 951-2867
The Right Stuff Consulting, Inc.
Former president of the Stadium Managers Association
Adjunct Professor, School of Professional Studies, Columbia University

Carla Varriale, Esq.
Expertise: premises liability defense, assumption of risk/waivers, Sporting Venue Liability
(646) 747-5115
Havkins Rosenfeld Ritzert & Varriale, LLP

Glenn M. Wong
Expertise: Contracts, Torts, IP, Gender Equity, Agency, Athletics Program Management, NCAA Compliance, Enforcement and Infractions cases, and Damages
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University

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