Marquette University

Marquette University has a motto: “Be the Difference.”  Martin J. Greenberg is the embodiment of that motto and has made an incredible difference at Marquette University.

Marquette University Law School - National Sports Law InstituteGreenberg has been a real estate law and sports law professor at Marquette University Law School for over four decades.  His courses have included the following:

  • Real Property – Property I, Property II, Advanced Real Estate Transactions and Real Estate Investment and Taxation
  • Sports Law – Sports Industry Contracts and Negotiations, Regulation of Amateur Athletics, Current Issues in Sports Law, Sports Venues: From Election Day to Game Day, and Representing Professional Athletes and Coaches Workshop
Marquette University’s National Sports Law Institute

In 1989, Greenberg created the National Sports Law Institute at Marquette University Law School.  He not only helped to build the area of sports law into a recognizable academic level but also helped make the Marquette University law program the best and most comprehensive in the United States.

During his time at Marquette University Law School, Greenberg has become a respected authority in the area of real estate, sports contracts, and sports facility development. He has lectured extensively on those subjects nationwide.

Greenberg has published numerous articles for Marquette University, including those in For the Record: The Official Newsletter of the National Sports Law Institute, the Marquette Sports Law Review, and on Marquette University’s NSLI website, Greenberg’s Coaching Corner.

Greenberg has caused legions of students, alumni and fans to say these words with pride – “We Are Marquette!”

 

2014 Master of the Game Award Recipient

The article below is from the Spring 2015 edition of Marquette Lawyer. Martin J. Greenberg was the 2014 Recipient of Marquette University Law School National Sports Law Institute “Master of the Game” Award.

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Martin J. Greenberg Award for excellence in the study of sports law

2015 winner Kara Vosburgh, Professor Martin Greenberg
2015 winner Kara Vosburgh, Professor Martin Greenberg

In honor of Greenberg’s contributions to Marquette University Law School, the law school has created the Martin J. Greenberg Award for Excellence in the Study of Sports Law. The award was created in the fall of 1997 and is given annually at graduation to a third year law student who has both excelled in the study of sports law and service to the sports law program.

 

 

 

 

 

Martin J. Greenberg Venue Excellence Award

Martin J Greenberg Venue Excellence Award
2015 co-winners of the Martin J. Greenberg Venue Excellence Award David Tamburrino, Netanya Mintz, and Professor Martin J. Greenberg

Greenberg has also developed, while at Marquette, the area of sports facility development and teaches the only law school course on that subject matter in the country. The Greenberg Family created the Martin J. Greenberg Venue Excellence Award which is given annually to a student in the “Sports Venues: From Election Day to Game Day” Seminar taught by Greenberg for their performance in the class and their contribution to the Sports Law Program at Marquette University Law School.

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