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The North American Law Summit 2021

Papagayo, Costa Rica

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The North American Law Summit 2024

Panama City, Panama

Nov. 13 - 17, 2024

36th Annual

Sponsored By

Sports | Entertainment | IP

Now in its 36th year, The North American Law Summit delivers a four day continuing legal education conference, focused on constantly evolving topics within entertainment, sports, media, and IP. Hosted this year at The Westin Playa Bonita in Panama City, Panama, the Summit brings together legal professionals, business executives, and law students for four days of in-depth learning and celebration.

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SUMMIT LEADERSHIP

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EXECUTIVE CHAIR

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Darryl Cohen

Executive Committee Chair

Cohen, Cooper, Estep & Allen, LLC.

Atlanta, Georgia

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Scott Keniley

Academic Chair

Keniley|Kumar, LLC.

Adjunct Professor, Georgia State University.

Atlanta, Georgia

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Agenda

HIGHLIGHTS

Wed

Evening Welcome Party on the Beach

Thur

8am - 12:30pm Summit Sessions

Panama Canal Tour

Dinner in Panama City

Fri

8am - 12:30pm Summit Sessions

Sat

8am - 12:30pm Summit Sessions

Cocktail Party

Closing Dinner & Celebration

Empire After Party

Sun

Return Home

2024 Agenda Coming Soon

2023 Written Materials
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The Venue

The Westin Playa Bonita

Panama City, Panama

Our location for the 2024 Law Summit is The Westin Playa Bonita, Panama. Surrounded by many of the city's most prominent destinations, The Westin Playa Bonita Panama offers an idyllic retreat on the golden sands of Playa Bonita Beach. The Pacific Ocean and lush, tropical rainforests are steps away. Attendees can enjoy three infinity-edge pools, six restaurants and Sensory Spa. Rooms and suites offer spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean or rainforest, as well as 24-hour room service, flat-panel TVs and pillowtop mattresses. The Westin Heavenly Bed promises a restful sleep, while the Heavenly Bath provides rejuvenation each morning.

The Summit has partnered with Vimm Global to offer the Hotel & Hospitality package, which is booked separately from your conference pass.  To book, please click through the below button or contact Angela Williams with Vimm at 678.973.1999 or email angela@vimmglobal.biz.  Don't forget to also book your Law Summit Pass for the conference sessions at the NALawSummit.com website.

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Scholarship

The North American Law Summit Akerman Student Scholarship provides awards for law school students to attend the Summit. The Scholarship recognizes outstanding student leaders each year who are selected on the basis of their demonstrated commitment to Entertainment, Sports, & IP, a superb law school track record, and an outstanding curriculum vitae.

2023 Recipients:

Michael Aronson, NOVA Southeastern
Kaley Bonett, University of Florida
Olivia Fortunato, Benjamin Cardozo 
Danya Hussain, NOVA Southeastern
Amelia Lembeck, Fordham University
Christoph Nießen, Duke University

 

 

2022 Recipients:

Stephanie Arrington, University of California Berkeley
Jonathan Craig, Emory University
Skylar Massella, University of Miami
Marianna McDevitt, University of South Carolina
Natasha Samtani, University of Miami

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2021 Recipients:

Avery Carter, University of Georgia
Camila Chediak, University of Miami
Marianna McDevitt, University of South Carolina
Samantha Ross, University of Miami
Hayes Rule, Florida State University
Anna Schuelein, Belmont University
Aaron Steinberg, Belmont University

 

2019 Recipients:

Michael Peterzell, Georgia State University

Cayton Chrisman, Emory University

Cole Rushworth, Emory University

Allyson Willis, Florida State University

Evan Gray, University of Miami

Shawna Bray, Vanderbilt University

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Applications for Akerman Scholars will be distributed over summer.

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