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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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When he is not busy helping carry the Golden State Warriors to victory night after night, Stephen Curry is considering how he can build his brand off the court.  The clear National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player candidate has endorsement deals in place with Under Armour, State Farm, Degree and [...]
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Roughly 300 million people in China play the game of basketball.  That is according to the National Basketball Association, which became the first American professional sports league to bring its competitive game play to China in 2004 and has remained committed to growth basketball in the Far East.  The NBA's [...]
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Jeremy Levine launched a mobile-first game for daily fantasy sports in December 2014.  It took Levine only 3 months to raise $3.5 million in a Series A round for the mobile app that bears a very memorable title: Draft.  Today, Levine officially announced the round, led by Upfront Ventures, as [...]
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Mario Chalmers, Hassan Whiteside and Udonis Haslem have all attached their names to an NCAA Tournament challenge and only takes into account the members of the Miami Heat involved in the promotion.  A total of 26 current and former professional athletes, including the aforementioned NBA players along with Bo Jackson, Albert Pujols and Lolo Jones [...]
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Former University of Georgia wide receiver Chris Conley has already shown his proclivity for success and there is no doubting that this is the type of man that NFL executives will want to use as a retort to the sharp criticism that players are not prepared for success off the field.
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Only 16 college basketball teams remain in the 2015 NCAA Tournament and many have players considering whether they should stay in school or go pro. A new crowdfunding startup seeks to influence their decision making process.
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The most recognizable name in the baseball bat manufacturing business will be acquired for $70 million, pending shareholder approval.  Louisville Slugger, a 120-year-old company, will be owned and operated by Wilson Sporting Goods.  It marries the Official Bat of Major League Baseball with the Official Glove (Wilson) of Major League Baseball. Rumors [...]
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An appetite for March Madness basketball brings an influx of advertisers that wish to capture the attention of viewers and turn their fixation on the screen to added awareness of brands' products and services.
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Dante Fowler Jr. will have his name called during the 2015 NFL Draft.  He is pegged as a top 10 pick who could easily be selected within the top 5.  Fowler is an amazing edge rusher, able to immediately contribute to an NFL team and is the type of player at [...]
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Last night it was reported that cornerback Darrelle Revis has signed a contract to rejoin the New York Jets, the National Football League team he played with from 2007-2012.  It was the Jets with which Revis started his successful career, earning trips to the Pro Bowl in 4 of the [...]
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The New York Islanders; success could not have come at a better time for those situated in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center, which will inherit an Islanders team later this year that continues to surge as the NHL playoffs approach.
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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
1108 Kane Concourse, Ste 305 Miami, FL 33154
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 Sport Agency Management at Indiana University Bloomington, 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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Male