Anita M Moorman

University of Louisville


Anita M. Moorman, J.D. is a Professor of Sport Administration and Interim Co-Chair in the Department of Health and Sport Sciences at the University of Louisville. She teaches Sport Law and Legal Aspects of Sport. She joined the faculty at the University of Louisville in 1996. Professor Moorman has a law degree from Southern Methodist University and also holds an M.S. in Sport Management from the University of Oklahoma, and a B.S. in Political Science from Oklahoma State University. Professor Moorman is licensed to practice law in the State of Oklahoma. She was also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court in 2000 when she served a co-counsel for nine disability sport organizations and prepared an amicus curiae brief in the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act case involving the disabled professional golfer, Casey Martin and the PGA Tour (Martin v. PGA Tour, Inc.). Professor Moorman is the co-author of a highly reviewed textbook -- "Sport Law: A Managerial Approach" published by Holcomb Hathaway, now in its second edition. Professor Moorman's research and scholarship interests include the unique impact numerous Supreme Court decisions have had in the sport industry with a focus on disability rights issues in sport. Professor Moorman also examines intellectual property issues in sport and the interplay between sport law and marketing practices. Professor Moorman has served or is currently serving on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Sport Management, Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport, and the Sport Marketing Quarterly. She has published more than 35 articles in academic journals/proceedings including the Journal of Sport Management, Sport Management Review, Sport Marketing Quarterly, Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport, JOPERD, Leisure Science, International Sport Journal, Journal of Sport and Social Issues; Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science; and ACSM's Health and Fitness Journal and contributed more than a dozen book chapters in sport management texts.