University of Southern California B.S. |University of Houston – M.B.A |University of Wisconsin – J.D.
Texas Bar No. 24050197|Wisconsin Bar No. 1045470|Texas Realtor 615688
J.D., The University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 1990||M. Econ., Universite de Driot, d’Economie et des Sciences d’Aix-Marselle II, 1987||B.A., Economics and French, University of Michigan, 1986| |
Rebecca Adelman is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of MPower Sports Group, LLC. Rebecca is a certified NBPA and FIBA player agent with nearly 30 years of experience as a lawyer and a certified mediator. She is a member of The Sports Lawyers Association (SLA) and the International Sport Lawyers Association (ISLA) With decades of experience in business. litigation and contract formation and negotiations, Rebecca has developed a model of entrepreneurial excellence. For her professional athletes, Rebecca advises on business opportunities and growth strategies to create present and future financial security and lasting legacies. |Rebecca has been recognized as a thought-leader for women business owners and executives in multiple industries and was named a “”Super Women in Business”” and a “”Power Player”” in litigation by the Memphis business industry. She was included as a “”Women to Watch”” and selected as “”Executive of the Year”” by the Memphis Business Journal. In 2018, she was also one of the five selected finalists in the Outside Counsel category of the Claims Litigation Management Professionals of the Year. |She received her law degree from the University of Denver and then began a successful law career founding her own law firm in 2001 that now has nine offices throughout the Southeast. |Rebecca continues to fulfill her promise to educate and be a voice for youth and their families through her work with the Urban Child Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to the health and well- being of children from conception to age three; Dorothy Day House of Hospitality in Memphis addressing homelessness by keeping families together while they work to solve their problems; Memphis Athletic Ministries developing youth into productive adults, positively impacting their families and neighborhoods; Youth Athletic Foundation and the Mike Miller Foundation providing aid to disadvantaged or disabled children and to encourage children to have a healthy lifestyle; Mentor Memphis which seeks to reduce crime and inspire young people in Memphis to create a positive trajectory for their future; and the Jim Couch Foundation dedicated to improving the wellness and health of the aspiring basketball athlete. |In 2002, to further her commitment to education, Rebecca founded a school in rural Colorado to meet the needs of the community. The school now serves hundreds of children, their families and the community and has a comprehensive outreach program. |
Florida State University College of Law
Douglas Anton, Esq.
Michigan State Law School – JD|Villanova University – BS
Licensed Attorney NJ, MI, State and Federal Courts. |Entertainment and Sports Lawyer for 22 years.
BA Muhlenberg College 1990|JD The John Marshall Law School 1993
Played Div III Basketball|Named Best Lawyers in US|Leading Lawyer – IL|Founding Member IMGL|Founding Editor Gaming Law Review|Executive Board Member JMLS/AA|Adjunct Professor of Law JMLS|Distinguished Service Award recipient JMLS|Recipient of Rosecrance Award for Legal Writing|Lecturer Cornell Univ School of Hospitality|Cited in W. Virginia and New Mexico Sup.Ct. Dec.|
Juris Doctor, SUNY at Buffalo Law School (1989)|BA, Psychology, Hamilton College (1985)
Admitted, North Carolina Bar (active)|Adjunct Faculty, Howard University School of Law|Lecturer, Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania