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Chris Gulla, Sports Lawyer & Founder of ACD Agency

Sports Business Secrets
Season 2 || Episode 391

Today’s guest is Chris Gulla, a sports lawyer & Founder of ACD Agency!


Chris graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and minor in Economics from Wilkes University, where he played college basketball. He got his JD from Rutgers Law, where he spent time working for super agent, Leon Rose, who is now the President of the New York Knicks.


During that time he also dove into his coaching career. He coached at Rutgers Camden and then Philadelphia University where he simultaneously started working with a law firm. Fast forward to 2019 and ACD Agency was born!


Chris has not only spent nearly a decade becoming an expert litigation attorney, he has helped a countless number of players, clubs and agents with contract settlement agreements. He holds his NBPA, WNBPA and FIBA agent licenses, and they are just getting started!


Today we talked about….

  • college hoops and how many more points he scored than me 🤣

  • the process of keeping basketball a part of his life

  • the path to law school and choosing what to practice

  • the transition into the coaching world

  • what coaching, playing and managing all have in common

  • differences between power agencies and boutique agencies

  • difficulties that FIBA presents when working overseas

  • how practicing law adds value to the recruiting process

  • & much more!

Appreciate you tuning in. Hope you enjoy!


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