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Director of Britton Gallagher's Professional Athletes and Entertainers Division to Serve on Sports Lawyers Association Panel

  (May 06, 2014)
Director of Britton Gallagher's Professional Athletes and Entertainers Division to Serve on Sports Lawyers Association Panel

Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) May 06, 2014

Jim Convertino, Director of the Professional Athletes and Entertainers division of Britton Gallagher, has been invited to participate as a panelist in the Sports Lawyers Association (SLA) discussion in New York City May 7th on Insurance Issues in Sports.

The Professional Athletes and Entertainers (PAE) division works closely with sports agents, lawyers, financial advisors, accountants and business managers to ensure their clients have the proper insurance protection for their unique exposures due to their profiles and professions. Jim, his Associate Director and experienced team of specialized client consultants work primarily with professional athletes, entertainers, broadcasters, directors, TV and movie producers, spokesmodels, screenwriters, franchise owners, front office personnel and coaches.

The division provides clients with unique insurance protection coverages for celebrity appearances, shell corporations, commercial endeavors, singing tours, television and movie productions, unique collections, disability and life insurance, Foundations, LLCs, charity events, sports camps and websites.

Jims approach identifies coverage gaps while managing personal and commercial insurance programs to protect our clients unique liability and property exposures. He has over 27 years of experience in insurance consulting on behalf of clients in the professional sports and entertainment fields.

I am honored and pleased to serve as a panelist presenting to members and guests of the Sports Lawyers Association. Our team continues to be recognized as insurance consultant experts in the sports insurance field. We look forward to continuing to grow our relationship with the SLA and serve as a valuable resource for their members.

Jim is a graduate of Siena College in Albany, New York with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and is active with the Cleveland Society for Human Resource Managements college mentoring program. Jim is also a guest speaker at Baldwin Wallace and Kent State Universities.

The Sports Lawyers Association (SLA) is a non-profit, international, professional organization with a mission of understanding, advancement and ethical practice of sports law. There are over 1,000 current members: practicing lawyers, law educators, law students, and other professionals with an interest in law relating to professional and amateur sports.

Founded in 1942, Britton Gallagher, a Cleveland-based privately owned insurance brokerage firm has been providing liability and risk management solutions for a diverse scope of industries. The service-based client model has established Britton Gallagher as the leader in unique arenas including professional athletes and entertainers, amusement, pyrotechnics, life sciences, construction, employee benefits, childcare and executive risk. For more information on Britton Gallagher, please visit or contact the office at (800) 607-4711.

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