Jon Sasser Speaks at NCBA Sports & Entertainment Law School Symposium
Ellis & Winters partner Jonathan D. Sasser recently spoke to law students from across North Carolina at the North Carolina Bar Association’s Sports & Entertainment Law School Symposium. The event included a sports and entertainment attorney career panel, mock negotiation panel, and networking reception.
Mr. Sasser represents businesses, often Fortune 500 companies, in complex corporate disputes. For the last three years, he has been voted by his peers as one of the Super Lawyers’ top ten lawyers in North Carolina (ranked second in 2013). His clients have included Fortune 500 companies in the industries of chemicals, petroleum, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, securities, and media/entertainment; a former NFL head coach, Death Row inmates; high school journalists; public officials, hip hop musicians; the ACLU; and the Police Benevolent Association. Accounts of his cases have been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Times of London, The ABA Journal, The American Lawyer, The National Law Journal, The University of Georgia Law Review, The Hofstra Law Review, The Loyola (Los Angeles) Law Review, Columbia Journalism Review, and the George Will column. His first federal court cross-examination (July 1986) is reprinted in Margaret Edds’ book An Expendable Man (New York University Press 2003).