Boyd & Jenerette Partner Alan K. Fertel, will speak on a panel discussion titled, “Lance Armstrong: Fraud or Philanthropist?” at the 24th Annual North American Entertainment, Sports, and Intellectual Property Law Conference in Cancun, Mexico on November 7-11.
Mr. Fertel is Head of the Firm’s Sports & Entertainment Practice Group and has over 20 years of experience frequently speaking at sports and entertainment law seminars throughout Florida, the United States and Latin America. He is sought after to speak to law school, college and high school students and student athletes on various legal and ethical issues.
During Fertel’s 28 years of experience he has tried more than 100 jury and non-jury trials in which he has represented a broad spectrum of clients. He has consulted with eight first round draft picks in the NFL draft and has been featured on the NFL League Security Video filmed by NFL Films, shown to every NFL player as counsel on how to avoid problems and pitfalls of being a celebrity professional athlete. He has negotiated broadcast agreements with the Florida Marlins, Miami Dolphins, the Florida Panthers, and the University of Miami Hurricanes.