[Virtual Event] Champions of Social Justice: Professional Sports Leaders on Anti-Racism and Allyship - February 25th, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET

Blank Rome LLP

Blank Rome LLP

February 25th, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET

Featured Panelists

Lameck "Humble"

Founder, Life Line Financial Group; Wealth Manager and Financial Advisor

Chasity Melvin
Assistant Coach, Phoenix Mercury; Former WNBA All-Star; Author; Speaker

Kenneth L. Shropshire
CEO, Global Sports Institute; Adidas Distinguished Professor of Global Sport, Arizona State University

Scooter Vaughan

Scooter Vaughan
Managing Partner, Roman Homes LLC; Co-Founder, Isospec LLC; Former AHL Player

Eddie Edwards

Eddie Edwards
Of Counsel, Corporate and Sports Law,
Blank Rome LLP

Michelle Gervais

Michelle M. Gervais (moderator)
Partner, Litigation and Sports Law,
Blank Rome LLP

From the arena to the boardroom…

What lessons have we learned and how can they be applied in Corporate America?

In celebration of Black History Month, join us for a special roundtable with esteemed thought leaders at the intersection of professional sports, law, business, and education who will share their observations and personal experiences on promoting anti-racism and allyship. Together, we will discover new insights and strategies for addressing these important topics in our workplaces and communities.

Since our founding 75 years ago, Blank Rome has been staunchly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This program, featuring engaging and candid conversations about anti-racism and allyship, will build on our Firm’s dedication to these important issues.

Send Us Your Questions!

Our speakers want to hear from you! What are your questions on anti-racism and allyship? Submit them to questions@blankrome.com.

Champions of Social Justice Resources

➜ Get to know our speakers and read more about their work and background


➜ Learn more about our diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives


➜ Enjoy the latest issue of Perspectives, our diversity and inclusion newsletter


Be sure to join the conversation on social media using

Questions about the event? Contact Lisa Bochner, Director of Business Development.

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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