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 speakers and judges for the Competition and Conference, 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 overseeing the select current TJSL students who help to draft the Competition negotiation problems, and provide insight and ideas from the sports law world.
Professor Paul Spiegelman is an Adjunct Professor and the Director of Advocacy & ADR Programs at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Professor Spiegelman is also the Director of Clinical Skills Training Program at TJSL. Professor Spiegelman earned his LL.B. from Columbia University, graduating magna cum laude. He also earned an A.B. from Columbia College, and a J.D. from Columbia School of Law. As an NSLNC Board Member, Professor Spiegelman is responsible for integrating ADR and negotiation ideas and strategies into the Competition negotiation problems.