From GW Grad to Managing Michael Jordan

January 19, 2016

GW Law launches the Falk Academy of Management and Entrepreneurship (FAME), a new initiative made possible by the generosity of David Falk, JD ’75. Coming up with the concept “Air Jordan,” Falk redefined marketing possibilities for athletes and is widely considered the most influential player agent in the history of the NBA.

The mission of FAME is to provide opportunities to learn from leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders via panels, speakers, programs, and mentoring.

Keynote Address

  • David Falk, JD ‘75


  • Steven Knapp, President, The George Washington University
  • Blake D. Morant, Dean, The George Washington University Law School


This event is presented by GW Law’s Center for Law, Economics & FinanceFalk will be available for one-on-one interviews following the keynote address.


Media interested in attending should contact Kara Tershel at 202.994.0616 or [email protected] or Caitlin Christian at 202.994.6284 or [email protected].


GW Law, long recognized as one of the top law schools in the country, pursues a distinctive research and learning mission that engages the leading law and policy questions of our time and provides students with an education that will position them to help change the world. Accredited by the American Bar Association and a charter member of the Association of American Law Schools, GW Law was founded in 1865 and was the first law school in the District of Columbia.

GW Law’s Center for Law, Economics & Finance brings together diverse perspectives from the academic community, Main Street, Wall Street, and Washington to address important issues affecting the economy and financial markets.

Media Contact

Kara Tershel
[email protected]



Thursday, January 21, 2016
Keynote Address: 6 – 7 p.m.
Reception: 7 – 8 p.m.



Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20052