Taylor O’Toole graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2016, and is now a second-year law student at The Pennsylvania State University School of Law. In her time thus far at Penn State Law, Taylor has earned CALI awards in three classes – Applied Legal Analysis and Writing, Legal Research, and Copyrights. Taylor also works as a Research Assistant for Professor Geoffrey Scott, helping him to write an intellectual property textbook, and assisting him in teaching an introductory intellectual property course for undergraduate students. Taylor is also apart of the Arts, Sports & Entertainment Law Clinic where she and her classmates assist clients with a variety of issues ranging from employment to intellectual property to contracts. Additionally, Taylor serves as the President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, as well as the Treasurer of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. Last summer, Taylor worked in the Real Property Bureau of the New York State Office of the Attorney General where she gained valuable legal experience attending client meetings, and writing various motions and memoranda of law. As a proud Tar Heel and Nittany Lion, Taylor aspires to one-day work in the sports industry as general counsel for a professional sports team.
AN ONGOING DEBATE: WHETHER STUDENT-ATHLETES SHOULD BE CONSIDERED EMPLOYEES ENTITLED TO WORKERS COMPENSATION
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