Some time after the fantasy of being a professional athlete dies, wannabe sports stars often set their sights on other ways to get involved with the games they love. For some, the plan to become a sports lawyer is eventually redirected into litigation or corporate work. But for these seven standouts, sports and law has led to a career-long winning combination.
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To an outside observer, the business of litigation funding seems successful. There’s no way to know for sure, aside from the three companies that disclose their financials. With a corporate-led push to regulate the industry, though, that could be changing. But would installing a level of transparency help or hurt the industry?
Stacee Hasenbalg serves as associate general counsel and U.S. regulatory liaison for BMO Financial Group. She advises senior executives regarding regulatory developments in the financial services industry and interacts with federal and state banking and securities regulators.
Think about how far you’ve come in the past 13 years, both personally and professionally. Think about all the places you’ve been and people you’ve met since 2002. Now imagine that none of that happened, and you’re back in the same situation you were 13 years ago — 13 years older with a prison stint on your record for murder. Your last girlfriend or boyfriend is dead, and you’ve been convicted of it. This is a column about the guy who didn’t do it.
Faegre Baker Daniels is one of the largest law firms in Minnesota and Indiana and has 14 offices in 13 cities overseas and abroad. Though the original Baker & Daniels dates back to 1863, the Chicago office is still relatively young and working to establish itself as a distinct entity in a crowded market.
How do you become someone’s trusted adviser? Why is that role important in the legal field? Husband-and-wife attorneys Christina L. Martini and David G. Susler talk more about this topic with the Better Government Association's Andy Shaw in this month's Inside Out video.
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