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Attended University of Florida Levin College of Law
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Charlie Kimball is the first licensed IndyCar driver with diabetes to start the Indianapolis 500. He came in third place in 2015.
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This week's Sports Law topics include: Phil Mickelson, Tom Brady, esports, NHL concussion litigation, San Francisco 49ers age discrimination claims, updates on Jason Pierre-Paul v. ESPN and Adam Schefter, and more.
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William Hill, one of the world's leading betting and gaming companies, reported a trading update that shows wagering in online core markets continues to grow, signs of improvement in its retail gaming machine division and strength in the United States.
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Must win Game 6 for the Miami Heat tonight. I can't stomach the idea of losing to a team that boasts a slogan “We The North”. A lot of colleagues are out in Los Angeles this weekend enjoying the Sports Lawyers Association annual conference. May you all enjoy days of soaking up knowledge and ...
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Arby's, Credit Karma and Buffalo Wild Wings will pay roughly $2 million per year to sponsor a new eSports league.
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Leave it to the states. That is the conclusion of the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), which has released a new report regarding online gambling with a focus on daily fantasy sports. The report is released in advance of a scheduled hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce on the issues [...]
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The Golden State Warriors game 3 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder by a margin of 28 points was not only a tough pill to swallow for Warriors fans. It was also a moment where the vast majority of bettors found themselves on the wrong side of the wager. Before tip-off [...]
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Phil Mickelson is making a lot of headlines right now. Apparently the pro golfer made a lot of money off of an insider tip and used the money received to pay off some betting debts. Let's see how the PGA Tour reacts to that news. The NFL Pro Bowl is purportedly moving from Hawaii to Orlando.
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Congress Makes It Clear That It Does Not Understand Fantasy Sports On May 11, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce met with individuals representing a broad spectrum of the fantasy sports industry as well as those on behalf of companies seeking to provide services to improve on the integrity of [...]
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Under Armour, Inc, MapMyFitness, Inc. and adidas AG have resolved their pending patent litigation and entered into a confidential settlement agreement in which all of adidas' claims against Under Armour and its subsidiary MapMyFitness have been dismissed with prejudice. The settlement terms also include adidas granting a license for Under [...]
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Strategy eSports gaming could be the next frontier for businesses looking to make money in competitive video game play.
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Daily fantasy sports, including FanDuel and DraftKings, will take center stage on Capitol Hill when the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce debates issues and perspectives of the industry on May 11, 2016.
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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
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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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