Meet the NSLNC Board
Jeremy M. Evans is the Director of the Center for Sports Law & Policy at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. While in law school, he founded the now annual National Sports Law Negotiation Competition (NSLNC). He is the Managing Attorney of the California Sports Lawyer firm, representing sports, entertainment, and business professionals. Evans is an award-winning attorney and community leader. As the NSLNC Director, Jeremy oversees the competition, its mission, and overall delivery of an excellent Competition and Conference.
Randy M. Grossman is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where he has taught Sports Law since 2000 and also teaches Trial Practice. Additionally, he is a member of the Board of Trustees of Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Professor Grossman is certified as a player agent by the Major League Baseball Player’s Association and represents former players as well, such as Hall of Famer Dave Winfield and 7-time All-Star Tim Raines. During the course of his career, he has worked with players ranging from Hank Aaron to Willie Mays. As an NSLNC Board Member, Professor Grossman is responsible for bringing in judges for the Competition, along with other activities and oversight.
Brandon Leopoldus is a solo practitioner in the Los Angeles area. His practice is focused in the areas of business, employment, entertainment, and sports law. He represents a number of sports officials including some at the Major League level and he is a contributing writer to Referee Magazine. After completing a career as a Minor League Baseball umpire, he worked in the front office of the Mountain Collegiate Baseball League as the Director of Baseball Operations before attending Thomas Jefferson School of Law and working for Mandalay Sports Properties. As an NSLNC Board Member, Brandon is responsible for providing insight and ideas from the sports law world, while assisting with bringing in judges for the Competition.
Sam C. Ehrlich is the Baseball Operations Consultant for World Sports Agency (WSA) in Solana Beach, CA. While at WSA, he has prepared materials and strategy for four MLB salary arbitration cases while assisting a certified MLBPA agent as a legal counsel for the firm. While at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, he served as Vice President of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Society and Competition team and coached teams for various negotiation competitions. He also competed as part of the TJSL Baseball Arbitration Team in 2012, 2013 and 2014 and was part of the TJSL team that won the national championship in 2012. As an NSLNC Board Member, Sam is responsible for drafting of the competition fact patterns, which includes the overseeing of the select current TJSL students who help draft the fact patterns. Sam is licensed to practice law in New Jersey.