Out of Bounds: The Legal Ramifications of Toxic Cultures in Sports, Education & Business.

Out of Bounds: The Legal Ramifications of Toxic Cultures in Sports, Education & Business

A presentation and discussion of cultural challenges across industries and the legal issues they present.

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019

106 O'Brian Hall, North Campus

Earn 2.0 NYS CLE credits in the area of Professional Practice (transitional or non-transitional)


9:30 a.m. - Registration begins
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. - CLE presentations
11:30 a.m. to 12 noon - CLE panel discussion/Q&A
12 noon - Lunch in UB Alumni Arena, 1st floor


  • Nellie Drew, Esq. '88, Professor of Practice in Sports Law, Director of the Center for the Advancement of Sport, University at Buffalo
  • Julia M. Hilliker, Esq., Litigation Partner, Hodgson Russ LLP
  • Jeffrey F. Swiatek, Esq., Partner, Municipal and Education Practices Leader, Hodgson Russ LLP
  • Kathleen M. Twist, Senior Associate Athletics Director for Sports Administration/Senior Woman Administrator, University at Buffalo

Join us after the CLE program
for a UB Basketball Doubleheader!

1 p.m. - UB Bulls Women's Team v. Kent State
3:30 p.m. -  UB Bulls Men's Team v. Central Michigan

A limited number of seats are available in UB's Alumni Arena.


  • Kathryn G. D'Angelo, Esq. '10, Counsel, Buffalo Bills
  • Barbara J. Rooney, Athletic Director, Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart
  • Bridget E. Niland, Esq. '98, Director of Youth Sports Initiatives, Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo
  • Moderated by Prof. Nellie Drew

Cost to Attend CLE Panel & Lunch: $35 LAA Member; $45 Non-Members; $25 Non-Lawyers; Free for Students
To attend, register online.

Questions? Contact the Law Alumni Office at 716.645.2107 or law-alumni@buffalo.edu.

CLE Materials

All presentation materials in formatted as PDFs.