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Powerful Women in Sports: Achieving Success in a Male-Dominated Industry

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

In celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day, join us for a Sports Law Round Table featuring:

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Cheryl Meyers Buth, Esq.
Agent for National Basketball Association players

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Caren  M. Cook, Esq. ’90
Deputy General Counsel for Legal and Business Affairs, Atlanta Hawks

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Lisa M. Friel, Esq.
Senior Vice President for Investigations,
National Football League

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Jennifer Bullano Ridgley
Vice President of Communications, Pittsburgh Penguins
Named in Sports Business Journal's “2021 Class of Game Changers: Women in Sports Business” 

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Tara VanDerveer
Longtime coach of the Stanford University women's basketball team

Presented by:

  • UB Center for the Advancement of Sport
  • Buffalo Sports and Entertainment Law Society
  • UB’s Office of Inclusive Excellence
  • UB Gender Institute
  • UB Law Alumni Association

Questions? Contact Darby Daly ( or Marissa Egloff (