David W. Sussman led a webcast seminar for Lawline, a platform for online continuing legal education. Titled “Effects of the Evolving Media and Sports Industry,” Mr. Sussman’s presentation explored many areas of significant changes in the legal environment in both the media and sports industry. Topics included the impact of new technologies on the exploitation of program content, legalization of sports gambling, net neutrality, compensation of college athletes, consolidation in the media industry and antitrust challenges, and application of federal labor laws (e.g., Fair Labor Standards Act) to professional sports.
Mr. Sussman is in Jenner & Block’s Content, Media & Entertainment Practice in New York. He has more than 25 years of experience in legal and leadership positions at some of the most prominent companies in the media industry.