Joshua Gordon, Lundquist College of Business

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Joshua Gordon, Woodard Family Foundation Fellow Senior Instructor of Sports Business and Law

Senior Instructor, Sports Business
Practice Areas: Negotiation, Strategy, Sports Law, Sports Conflict, Mediation, Arbitration, Crisis Management, Sports Branding and Storytelling

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Joshua A. Gordon is an expert in law and sports business strategy, negotiation strategy and capability building, assessing and addressing complex conflict and disputes, and issues in sport. He is both an industry and academic leader in the intersection of sport and conflict resolution. Joshua serves on the editorial board for LawInSport, a knowledge hub and global community that provides expert analysis on the latest legal developments in sport. He is also an arbitrator with the Court of Arbitration for Sport, based in Lausanne, Switzerland, where he is on both the Football List and the General List. He is also the faculty advisor for the Oregon Consulting Group. Joshua explores creative solutions to complex problems by integrating interdisciplinary tools to challenging business issue.

Recent Media:
Djokovic Vaccine Saga Has Global Implications for Sporting Calendar 2022 (Newsweek, Jan. 17, 2022)
CSU athletic trainers say they left because of athletic department's 'negligent,' 'toxic' culture (The Coloradoan, Dec. 17, 2020)
Women’s Team Settlement Shows Progress and Complexity of Legal Battle (Courthouse News Service, Dec. 2, 2020)
Threatened lawsuit poses pivotal moment for University of Iowa football, experts say, with no pain-free way out (Hawk Central, Oct. 22, 2020)
What to expect as CSU's athletic department investigation nears its conclusion (The Coloradoan, Oct. 7, 2020)
Details emerge in Under Armour’s legal dispute with Cal, and they stretch the imagination (The Mercury News, Aug. 18, 2020)
CSU investigation into athletic department and football program: What to know (The Coloradoan, Aug. 11, 2020)
Cedar Rapids Kernels pivot from baseball company to entertainment company with season canceled (The Gazette, July 24, 2020)
Sports law in 2020 – key issues to watch in North America (LawInSport, Dec. 30, 2019)
Will Colin Kaepernick's collusion case win him a place back in the NFL? (The Guardian, Oct. 16, 2017)