MEDIA ALERT - Len Glickman First Canadian Lawyer Appointed to be Chair-Elect of ABA Forum on the Entertainment & Sports Industries

TORONTO, Dec. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Cassels Brock, a leading Canadian law firm, congratulates Len Glickman, a partner in the firm's Entertainment & Sports Law Group, on his appointment as Chair-Elect of the American Bar Association (ABA) Forum on the Entertainment & Sports Industries. The appointment of a Canadian to this prestigious post marks the first time a Canadian lawyer will become Chair of the Forum and reflects the increasing influence of Canadians on the legal and business landscape of the entertainment and sports industries throughout North America.

"I am proud to be appointed as Chair-Elect of the ABA Forum on the Entertainment & Sports Industries and look forward to serving our members and the organization's mission to educate, inform and foster excellence in the practice of sports and entertainment law," says Glickman.

Len Glickman is one of Canada's most prominent entertainment & sports lawyers, with an extensive client roster that includes many high profile and award winning individuals in the entertainment and sports industries including Billboard Chart-toppers Shawn Mendes and The Weeknd and Norris Trophy winner and Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban.

About the ABA

The ABA Forum on the Entertainment & Sports Industries is the largest US bar organization dedicated to the entertainment and sports law industries. Founded in 1978, it has more than 3,000 members comprising private practitioners, industry and government attorneys, academics, law students and others.

About Cassels Brock

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, with more than 200 lawyers based in Toronto and Vancouver, is a leading Canadian law firm focused on serving the transaction, advocacy and advisory needs of the country most dynamic business sectors. Learn more: http://www.casselsbrock.com | @casselsbrock.

SOURCE Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

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For further information: Nicole Miles, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, Head of Marketing and Business Development, nmiles@casselsbrock.com or 416-860-6610 or Joy O'Hara, Communications Specialist, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, johara@casselsbrock.com or 416-642-7454.


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