Villanova Hires ESPN's Andrew Brandt As Director Of Sports Law School


Villanova University announced on Thursday that Andrew Brandt has been named as the director of the Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for Sports Law.

It is a part-time job, according to Brandt, who also teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in negotiations and sports law at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business.

A graduate of Stanford University and Georgetown Law, Brandt has worked in the sports industry for more than 25 years in a varying degree of fields ranging from lawyer, player agent, team executive, television analyst and national columnist. After acting as the Green Bay Packers Vice President from 1999-2008, Brandt joined the Philadelphia Eagles as a salary cap consultant. He also negotiated the club's contracts.

Here is a full list of his responsibilities at Villanova, courtesy of a press release by the school:

In his new position, Mr. Brandt will oversee the activities of the newly-created Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law, advising and collaborating with the VLS faculty on the sports law curriculum and programs at the Law School. He will teach selected courses and seminars, manage speakers series and symposiums, coordinate a sports law internship program, and direct the creation of an innovative website containing a comprehensive online repository of sports law materials and industry news.

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