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Kenneth L. Shropshire

David W. Hauck Professor

Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics

Director, Wharton Sports Business Initiative

Research Interests: antitrust, contracts, negotiation and dispute resolution, sports law, the sports industry

Links: Personal Website


JD, Columbia University School of Law, 1980; AB, Stanford University, 1977

Recent Consulting

Special Counsel, Duane Morris LLP.; Sports industry legal and business issues; Negotiation training and consultation. Expert witness.

Academic Positions Held

Wharton: 1986-present.(Director, Wharton Sports Business Initiative, 2004-present; named David W. Hauck Professor, 2001; Chairperson, Legal Studies Department, 2000-2005; Pitney Bowes Term Assistant Professor of Legal Studies, 1986-91). University of Pennsylvania: (Acting Director, Afro-American Studies Program, 1997-98).

Other Positions

Attorney, General Business, Sports and Entertainment Practice, 1982-86; Assistant Vice President, Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee, 1982-85; Associate, Manatt, Phelps, Rothenberg & Tunney, Los Angeles, 1980-82

Professional Leadership 2005-2009

President, Sports Lawyers Association, 2005-2007