Alicia Jessop graduated cum laude from Chapman University School of Law in 2009. While at Chapman University School of Law, Alicia completed an emphasis program in Entertainment Law, for which she earned the highest class grades in Sports Law, Copyright Law, Intellectual Property, Contracts and Arbitration. Alicia’s educational background also includes a B.S. in Economics from the Colorado School of Mines. Alicia is licensed to practice law in California and Colorado and currently works as an Assistant Professor at the University of Miami, where she teaches Sports Law and Sports Governance.
An avid sports fan, Alicia’s expansive understanding of the legal and business issues facing the world of sports allows her to thoroughly evaluate the sports world’s legal issues, while providing clear insight and an interesting perspective to Ruling Sports’ readers.
Alicia’s knowledge of sports law has allowed her to become a frequent sports radio show guest and her opinions are frequently sought after by sports journalists. Alicia tapes weekly segments for several sports radio shows across the country and has taped over 200 radio show segments since July 2011. She has also appeared on television shows worldwide to discuss and analyze sports business and law issues.
Along with RulingSports.com, Alicia is also the author of the Forbes.com blog, Game Change and is a sports contributor to The Huffington Post. She currently is also employed as the Director of Media Relations for the digital sports agency company, Sportsdigita. You can visit Alicia’s personal website at AliciaJessop.com to learn more about her speaking engagements and current work endeavors.
Alicia is represented for her media work by CSE.