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Muhammad Abdur Rahim
Charter Member
Sports Law

260 Wembley Cir, Atlanta, GA 30328


Muhammad is a graduate of Western Michigan Law School. During law school, Muhammad had the great opportunity to clerk for the Honorable Judge John Corbett O Meara of the United States District Court. Muhammad is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Mars Sports + Entertainment, LC (MSE) & Mars Law, LC (Mars Law). A member of the State Bar of Georgia, Muhammad joined Goodwin Sports Management (GSM) and served as a Sports Attorney and Vice President before deciding to start MSE & Mars Law. Muhammad represents clients in business formation, trademark registration, civil, criminal, & international arbitration cases. Muhammad represented several NBA & professional athletes in a range of matters from player contract negotiations, marketing contracts, and motion picture agreements. Muhammad’s professional experience also includes working in the Legal department of the Charlotte Hornets & teaching Sports Law at Mercer University.

Alan Rifkin
Charter Member
Sports Law

225 Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis, MD 21401


Alan M. Rifkin, Managing Partner of Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC (RWL), founded RWL in 1989 after serving as Counsel and Chief Legislative Officer to former Governor William Donald Schaefer and after previously serving in the same capacity to the Senate of Maryland. Alan is Chair of the firm’s Sports Law, Franchise, Facilities, Media Rights and Gaming practice and Co-chair of the firm’s Business and Commercial Transactions practice. He is a well-recognized commercial and business attorney who has represented many national and international corporations and institutions for over three decades. His current areas of practice include business and commercial transactions, complex civil and commercial litigation, sports franchise and media rights, class action suits, and false claims act cases.

Howard Silber
Charter Member
Sports Law

2625 Townsgate Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91361, USA


Howard F. Silber graduated from the University of Tennessee, where he was a member of the basketball program, in 1976. He obtained his JD from the University of Miami in 1980. Since then, he has specialized in representing athlete’s needs as an agent, advisor, and attorney. He has both negotiated sports contracts in the hundreds of millions of dollars and has successfully litigated many seven figure settlements on behalf of his professional athlete clientele. He has been prevailing counsel in many benchmark sports lawsuits including: Pacific Sports and Entertainment v. Weinberg; Pro-Tec Management v. Luchs; Lemieux v. New Jersey Devils; Hodgson v. Lloyds of London; and the ongoing In re National Hockey Players\' Concussion Injury Litigation.

Rodney Slater
Charter Member
Sports Law

4844 Vanness Street, NW, Washington, DC 20016


Former US Secretary of Transportation Rodney Slater helps clients integrate their interests in the overall vision for the transportation system of the 21st century – a vision he set as Transportation Secretary to promote a safer, more efficient, environmentally sound and sustainable worldwide transportation infrastructure.

Christopher Stuart
Charter Member
Sports Law

4405 Manchester Avenue, Suite 205, Encinitas, CA 92024