Congratulations to the UB Bulls football team on a phenomenal 4-0 start and their tremendous win over Rutgers on Saturday! Get in line for your tickets to the Army game this weekend. You won’t want to miss this historic event in UB sports history! The Bulls have received votes in the AP and USA Today Coaches Poll following their first ever win against a Big Ten opponent on the road in New Jersey. Join UB Sports Law students and friends as we support our own Bulls!
Helen A. “Nellie” Drew is an expert in sports law, including professional and amateur sports issues ranging from NCAA compliance and Title IX matters to facility construction, discipline of professional athletes, collective bargaining and franchise issues. Drew formerly served as an officer and in-house counsel to the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League, after previously working as outside counsel to the Sabres and the NHL. Among her more interesting experiences were assisting former USSR superstar Alexander Mogilny in obtaining asylum status in the U.S. and working on multiple NHL expansions, including San Jose, Ottawa, Florida and Tampa Bay.
Drew teaches a variety of courses that incorporate topics such as drug testing in professional sports and professional player contract negotiation and arbitration. She is especially interested in the evolving research and litigation concerning concussions in both amateur and professional sports.