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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