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Darren Heitner
Works at HEITNER LEGAL
Attended University of Florida Levin College of Law
Lives in Miami, FL
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At thirty-one years old, Carmelo Anthony has accomplished more than most of his colleagues on the basketball court and certainly off of the hardwood floors. That is why it makes perfect sense that the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) elected him to serve as Vice President on its Executive Committee. A [...]
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Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller racked up 2.5 sacks, two hits on quarterback Cam Newton and forced two fumbles on his way to being named Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl 50. Miller now enters free agency as his four year, $21 million rookie contract comes to a close. The [...]
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Super Bowl prop betting is big business for Las Vegas sports books and has become a ritual for Super Bowl spectators around the world. These bets that have nothing to do with the outcome of the game, but are instead focused on specific occurrences within or surrounding the event, create fun [...]
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VideoRegardless of whether the Denver Broncos win Super Bowl 50 against the Carolina Panthers, quarterback Peyton Manning has already been crowned off-field MVP of the event. There is no athlete in the National Football League who is cashing in more than Manning when it comes to off-field deals, and Manning [...]
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Eric Leak is a little known man who happens to manage the career of NBA superstar Andrew Wiggins off the court.
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Today I am traveling south to guest lecture in Professor Peter Carfagna's Sports Law class at the University of Miami Law School. The Harvard Law professor who teaches this class for two weeks wants me to discuss NCAA Amateurism Issues and Agent Regulation Statutes and Rules.
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The trip from Fort Lauderdale to Eugene, Oregon is painful, but it was a joy to provide a Keynote Speech to the many law students interested in Sports and Entertainment Law. Thanks goes out to the whole crew for putting on a fantastic event. Then came the Super Bowl and all of its wonders.
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The average price for Super Bowl 50 tickets that have actually been sold on StubHub is currently sitting at just over $4,600 on StubHub, while the get-in price is $3,000.
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Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas will be showing off a new pair of headphones as he gets hyped up for the biggest game of his career. Thomas has signed an agreement to invest in headphones manufacturer Muzik mere days prior to playing in Super Bowl 50 versus the Carolina [...]
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It is auto manufacturer Hyundai's first year as an official NFL sponsor, and the brand is focusing its efforts heavily on Super Bowl 50 activation.
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Daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has been sued for allegedly exploiting the accomplishments of as many as 2,000 college football and basketball players. A lawsuit, filed by Northern Illinois football player Akeem Daniels on behalf of a class of college athletes, claims that DraftKings has employed a comprehensive advertising campaign that [...]
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Work
Occupation
Lawyer, Journalist, Professor
Employment
  • HEITNER LEGAL
    Founder, 2014 - present
    Managing the law firm and zealously advocating on behalf of its clients.
  • Forbes
    Contributor, 2012 - present
    Writing articles for Forbes' SportsMoney column.
  • Collegiate Sports Advisors
    Co-Founder, 2011 - present
    Collegiate Sports Advisors (CSA) is the only firm offering a full suite of services for all of a university’s compliance needs. CSA acts in a prophylactic manner to protect (1) The University; (2) The Student-Athlete; and (3) The Coach. It helps set up Professional Sports Counseling Panels, Agent Days, and offers a bevy of Agent Education materials.
  • SportsAgentBlog.com
    Founder/Chief Editor, 2005 - present
    Writing and editing stories related to breaking news, legal issues, business issues, and other topics of concern for the largest sports agent related blog on the internet.
  • DYNASTY DEALINGS, LLC
    CEO, 2007 - present
    Sports and entertainment consulting. Named a “Rising Star” in the sports industry by Partnership Activation, Inc.
  • Indiana University
    Adjunct Professor, 2011 - 2014
    I teach Sport Agency Management remotely via webcam from South Florida. 30 students interested in learning about the sports agent industry.
  • Wolfe Law Miami, PA
    Partner, 2011 - 2014
    Focusing on sports, entertainment, intellectual property, and commercial litigation and transactional work.
  • Koch Parafinczuk & Wolf, P.A.
    Attorney at Law, 2010 - 2011
    Practices: Insurance Defense, Intellectual Property, Workers Compensation Defense, Personal Injury, Sports Law, Entertainment Law, Business Law.
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Currently
Miami, FL
Previously
Fort Lauderdale, FL - Hollywood, FL - Aventura, FL - Cooper City, FL - Atlanta, GA - Gainesville, FL
Contact Information
Work
Phone
954-558-6999
Email
Fax
954-927-3333
Address
1736 NE 7th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Story
Tagline
The Sports and Entertainment Attorney
Introduction
Darren Adam Heitner, Esq. is the Founder of HEITNER LEGAL, a South Florida-based law firm that focuses on business transactions and litigation, intellectual property and sports/entertainment related work. He is also the Founder/CEO of sports and entertainment consulting firm Dynasty Dealings, LLC, Professor of Sports Law at the University of Florida and University of Florida Levin College of Law, Contributor at FORBES, and Founder/Chief Editor of Sports Agent Blog, a leading niche industry publication.

Darren is the author of “How to Play the Game: What Every Sports Attorney Needs to Know” (published by the American Bar Association), Darren is a Contributing Writer of An Athlete’s Guide to Agents, 5th Edition , author of a Dartmouth Law Journal article titled, Duties of Sports Agents to Athletes and Statutory Regulation Thereof, author of a Gaming Law Review and Economics article titled, The Plight of PASPA: It’s Time to Pull the Plug on the Prohibition, co-author of a Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law article titled, Corking the Cam Newton Loophole, a Sweeping Suggestion, author of a NYU School of Law IP and Entertainment Law Ledger article titled, You May Not “Like” This Title: Everything Stored On Facebook Is Discoverable, co-author of a New York State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Journal article titled, Have Some Standards: How the Sports Agent Profession Should Be Effectively Regulated, and co-author of a Virginia Sports & Entertainment Law Journal article titled, In Baseball’s Best Interest?: A Discussion of the October 2010 MLBPA Regulations Governing Player Agents.

Darren has a Bachelors of Arts from the University of Florida and a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the same institution, where he served two terms as the President of the Entertainment and Sports Law Society and Chair of the popular UF Sports Law Symposium.

Bragging rights
I was named to the Miami Power 30 Under 30 alongside Ronnie Brown, Hanley Ramirez, and Udonis Haslem in the Sports category. Recognized by SportsPro Media as 1-of-10 stars of the sports business industry under the age of 30
Education
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law
    Law, 2007 - 2010
  • University of Florida
    Political Science, 2003 - 2007
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