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Committee on Sports & Entertainment Law – Conversation with Ethan Orlinsky, former Major League Baseball Special Counsel to the Commissioner

March 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Please join Harvard’s Committee on Sports & Entertainment Law for a conversation with Ethan Orlinsky, formerly Major League Baseball Special Counsel to the Commissioner. In his role, Ethan advised the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner Dan Halem on issues related to governance and administration, Club and league policies, international, legislative and new business initiatives, and the Minor Leagues, among other matters. Ethan also served as point person with the MLB Players Association on labor business issues and provided guidance and support to the Clubs and MLB’s business and legal groups in a variety of areas.

Prior to his role as Special Counsel, Ethan served as Senior Vice President, Legal, Business & Club Affairs. He also served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Major League Baseball Properties, which controls merchandising and licensing efforts for all 30 MLB teams.

Ethan joined MLB in 1992 after working at Simpson Thacher in New York and London. He earned his B.A. from Stanford University and his J.D. from New York University.

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March 24
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:
Student Orgs Events




Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law