2007 Sports Is Education Symposium:
Date: Thursday, October 25, 2007
Breakfast and lunch included Place: Loyola University, Water Tower Campus
25 East Pearson (Kasbeer Hall), Chicago Click here to view agenda, topics, and special guest
Board Members & Speakers:
Jim Bloch | Calvin Davis | Kurt Gibson | Eldon Ham
Marty Hickman | Louis James | David Kaplan | William Kling | Alex Kountoures | Meghan Malooly
Carolyn O'Connell | John Planek | Terry Poulos | Carol Reep | Bob Sakamoto | Mike Steele
Attorney & President, Sports Is Education Foundation
Attorney Eldon Ham's practice focuses on business law, sports and entertainment law, corporate law (contracts and transactional work), and employment law. He is a professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law (Sports, Society & Law course) focusing on antitrust, drug testing, labor, licensing, league authority, sports agents and Title IX. Ham was the first attorney to challenge, overturn, and change NFL drug testing policy (Richard Dent v. NFL, 1988).
Ham's key sports cases: Richard Dent v. NFL (drug policy/league authority); Knapp v. Northwestern University (athlete disability); Zucker, et. al v. American Greetings (trade secrets). Mr. Ham is the author of three sports books, including the latest, Larceny & Old Leather, about the mischievous history and personality of Major League Baseball.
Mr. Ham has a B.A. in Finance from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and a J.D. from Illinois Institute of Technology/Chicago-Kent College of Law.