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Panel Discussion: Current Legal and Business Issues in Soccer

  • D.C. United Audi Field 1711 First Street Southwest Washington, DC, 20024 United States (map)

Join the Sports Lawyers Association and Arent Fox for networking and an exciting panel discussion on "Current Legal and Business Issues in Soccer" while attending a D.C. United home match.  The panel will discuss trending issues in the world of soccer, including collective bargaining agreement negotiations, the development of the United Soccer League, sports betting, the transfer market, stadium development, and more.


  • Adam Behnke, Chief Operating Officer, Loudoun United F.C.

  • Jon Bouker, Partner, Arent Fox

  • Derrick Davis, Legal Counsel, Major League Soccer

  • Chris Deubert, General Counsel, D.C. United

  • Sam Porter, Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, D.C. United


  • 6:30-7:00 pm - Refreshments and Networking

  • 7:00-7:45 pm - Roundtable Discussion

  • 7:45-8:00 pm - Refreshments and Networking

  • 8:00 pm - D.C. United v. Montreal Impact match

How: Purchase a match ticket through this link. Tickets are $35 for upper sections or $140 for club seats, which is inclusive of food and beverage (including beer and wine). Each ticket includes food and one drink ticket at the panel event. Space is limited.