Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management at Isenberg

Lisa Masteralexis

Lisa Masteralexis 

Department Head, Associate Professor


Telephone: 413-545-5061

Email: lmasteralexis@isenberg.umass.edu

Office: Isenberg 236

 

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Education:

J.D., Suffolk University Law School, 1990
B.S., University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1987

Research/Teaching Interests:

Legal issues and labor relations in the sport industry

Sport law
Labor relations in professional sports
Sports agencies



Recent Publications:

Masteralexis, J.T., Masteralexis, L.P, Snyder, K. "Enough is Enough: The Case for Federal Regulation of Sports Agents," 20:1 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal 69-104 (formerly Villanova Sports & Entertainment Law Journal) (January 2013) 

 

Masteralexis, J.T. & Masteralexis, L.P. "If You're Hurt, Where is Home?  Recently Drafted Minor League Baseball Players Are Compelled to Bring Workers' Compensation Action in Team's Home State or in Jurisdiction More Favorable to Employers" 21:2Marquette Sports LawJournal 574-597 (2011)

 

Masteralexis, L.P. & Masteralexis, J.T. (2013) “How labor relations in professional sports have evolved to depend on lockouts, decertification, and disclaimers rather than traditional bargaining,” Sport and Recreation Law Association Annual Conference, Denver, CO (3/15/11) 

  

Masteralexis, L.P. "American Needle v. National Football League and the Future of Collective Licensing Agreements in Sport," 19:3 Sport Marketing Quarterly166-69 (2010)

 

Crosset, T.W. & Masteralexis, L.P."The Changing Collective Definition of Collegiate Sport and the Potential Demise of Title IXProtections, 34:3 Journal of College & University Law 671-694 (2008)

 

Moorman, A.M. & Masteralexis, L.P."An examination of the legal framework between Title VII and

Title IXsexual harassment claims in athletics and sport settings: Emerging challenges for athletics personnel and sport managers, 18:1 Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport 1-37 (Winter 2008)

 

Masteralexis, L.P. "Drug Testing Provisions: An Examination ofDisparities in Rules and Collective Bargaining Agreement Provisions" 40:3 New England Law Review 775-788 (Spring 2006)

 

Select Presentations

Masteralexis, L.P & Masteralexis, J.T. "How labor relations in professional sports have evolved to depend on lockouts, decertification, and disclaimers rather than traditional bargaining" Sport and Recreation LawAssociation Annual Conference (SRLA), Denver, CO (3/15/13)

 

Masteralexis, L.P. & Snyder K. "Sport Agent Regulations: Many groups attempt regulation, but is the answerfederally mandated independent industry regulations?" SRLA Annual Conference, Savannah, GA(3/4/11)

 

Masteralexis, L.P. & Moorman, A.M.  "Sport Tours and Liability for Unfair Business Practices: A Case Study Examining Legal Issues facing the Business of Sport Tours" Sport and Recreation Law Association Annual Conference, Savannah, GA(3/4/11)

 

Spengler, J.O., Grady, J. Masteralexis, L.P., & Andrew, D. "Indicators of Journal Quality in sport and RecreationLaw", SRLA Annual Conference, Savannah, GA(3/5/11)

 

Masteralexis, L.P. & Masteralexis, J.T. "Will the U.S. Supreme Court Determine that Sports Leagues and Tours are Single Entities? Discussing the Implications of American Needle v. National Football League", SRLA Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM (3/5/10)

 

Masteralexis, L.P. & Masteralexis, J.T. "German Tennis Federation v. ATP Tour and the LPGA English Language Policy: Raising questions of sport tour governance, decision making, and legal liability", SRLA Annual conference, San Antonio, TX (5/6/09)

 

Masteralexis, L.P. & Kawai, K. "Labor relations in professional baseball: A comparative of the United States and Japan", SRLA Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX (5/6/09)

 

Masteralexis, L.P. "Commercialization and Division I Intercollegiate Athletics: Implications for Collective Bargaining," SRLA Annual Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC (2/28/08)


Awards/Honors

College Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Massachusetts, 2010, 2002, 1993

Technology Teaching Fellowship, Center for Teaching, University of Massachusetts, 2005-06

B.K. Stevens Visiting Scholar in Sport Law, University of Florida, Spring 2003

Lilly Teaching Fellowship, Center for Teaching, University of Massachusetts 1993-1994