TOLEDO, OH – The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Dana Drew Shaw has joined its Toledo office and is practicing in the Sports and Entertainment Practice Group.
Dana has advised athletes, coaches, and administrators while also assisting sports-based organizations with strategic vision and planning. She resided and worked in Europe for over 11 years, and acquired extensive international experience in the sports world. In addition to working as an advisor for a multinational company, Dana drafted FIBA contracts for high level professional basketball players and worked as a mediator between players, agents, and team personnel. She taught International Sports Law and Sports Ethics at the University of Urbino (Italy) School of Law and Valparaiso University. Dana serves as an instructor for Northwestern University in the Master’s in Sports Administration Graduate Program teaching Globalization of Sport, Management and Organization of Sports, and Practicum in Sports Administration.
Dana was a student-athlete on the women’s basketball team at The University of Toledo. She was a two-time MAC Player of the Year and is only one of two women’s players to have her jersey retired. During her career, she helped lead UT to four postseason appearances (three NCAA, one WNIT) and three MAC regular-season and tournament championships.
Dana is a Certified Mediator. She is a member of the Sports Lawyers Association and serves on the Board of Directors of the Invisible Girl Project.
Dana received her J.D., cum laude, from The University of Toledo College of Law and her B.A., magna cum laude, from The University of Toledo.
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Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full service law firm with more than 240 attorneys practicing in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; and Charlotte, North Carolina. Shumaker is an Am Law 200 and National Law Journal Top 350 law firm.