On May 8, 2019, the SBLA hosted a networking reception and educational panel discussion on the Current Status of Washington, D.C. Sports. The panel was hosted at Holland & Knight’s Washington, D.C. Office and Executive Partner Paul Kiernan moderated the panel discussion. Abby Blomstrom, Senior VP and Deputy General Counsel, Monumental Sports & Entertainment; Christopher Deubert, General Counsel, D.C. United; Larry Michael, Senior VP and Chief Content Officer, Washington Redskins; and Damon Jones, Washington Nationals, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Baseball & Business Operations participated on the panel.