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Glenn Wong

Executive Director, Sports Law & Business Program, Distinguished Professor of Practice - Sports Law, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University

Glenn M. Wong is the Executive Director of the Sports Law & Business Program and Distinguished Professor of Practice-Sports Law at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. He is the immediate Past President of the Sports Lawyers Association (SLA) and SLA Board member since 1998. Wong is also a Professor Emeritus at the Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts. Wong was a faculty member for 36 years in UMass’ Mark H. McCormack Department of Sports Management. Wong received two Chancellor’s Medals for his exemplary service, as well as the University’s Distinguished Teaching Award in 2003. Wong served as Interim Director of Athletics at UMass in 1992-93. He was also the UMass Faculty Athletics Representative to the NCAA for 20 years. Wong was a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University Law School in the spring of 2014, where he taught Sports Law in 2015. 

Wong is outside counsel for the Baltimore Orioles and formerly for the Boston Red Sox in salary arbitration matters. He served as outside counsel to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference from 2014-17. Wong is also an arbitrator for the National Football League and the National Football League Players Association, the Court of Arbitration for Sport and the American Arbitration Association. 

Wong has authored several books and over 100 sport law articles and books, including the first sports law casebook.  He is a frequent speaker, panelist, and moderator at professional organization meetings, sports law and business conferences, and law schools.

Wong received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Sociology at Brandeis University, where he co-captained the basketball team, and a Juris Doctorate degree from Boston College Law School.