CEO@Smith Speaker Series
Dick Cass, President, Baltimore Ravens
Tuesday, November 30, 2010, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Frank Auditorium, Van Munching Hall
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742
REGISTER TO ATTEND
Cass is in his seventh year as president of the Ravens. Cass oversees every area
of the organization, including player and staff personnel, the coaching team,
corporate sales, communications and business ventures. In addition to his time
with the Ravens, Cass has served as counsel to a number of NFL owners, including
both the Washington Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys, as well as the NFL’s league
Prior to his position with the Baltimore Ravens, Cass worked with Wilmer,
Cutler & Pickering (WCP), a D.C.-based law firm. Cass joined the firm in 1972
and was promoted to partner in 1979, a capacity in which he served until 2003.
Throughout his tenure at WCP, Cass worked on a variety of high-profile cases
relative to the National Football League (NFL). He represented Cowboys owner
Jerry Jones in the acquisition of the team and Texas Stadium, was retained by
the NFL as an advisor pursuant to the Collective Bargaining Agreement with
players, represented the estate of Jack Kent Cooke in the sale of the Redskins,
and represented Steve Bisciotti in the purchase of the Ravens, to name a few.
After he graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton in 1971, Cass went on to
graduate from Yale Law School in 1971. He serves on boards for the Greater
Baltimore Committee, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Maryland Science Center,
Baltimore Community Foundation and Bert Bell NFL Players Pension Plan, and
continues as chairman of the Ravens All Community Team Foundation.
CEO@Smith is a dynamic speaker series designed to connect our community of
students, alumni, faculty, and staff with leading business practitioners and
innovators. Blending invaluable wisdom from industry giants with an interactive
atmosphere, CEO@Smith offers many exceptional opportunities to learn from top
executives and gain insight into how they make decisions that not only influence
one company, but entire industries.
Forthcoming speakers in the series include:
Events are free and
open to the public. All events take place at 5:30 p.m. in Frank Auditorium, Van
Munching Hall, at the University of Maryland-College Park.