Darren Adam Heitner, Esq. is the Founder/CEO of Dynasty Dealings, LLC, created the Sport Agency Management course at Indiana University Bloomington, teaches Sports Law at the University of Florida and University of Florida Levin College of Law, Contributor at FORBES, and Founder/Chief Editor of Sports Agent Blog, a leading niche industry publication.
In 2014, he founded HEITNER LEGAL after spending multiple years at a Partner at Wolfe Law Miami, P.A. Darren is licensed to practice on the state and federal level, and focuses on sports, entertainment, and intellectual property litigation and transactional work. He is regularly interviewed on major sports radio programs and television shows, has written pieces that have been featured in various top sports publications, and has spoken at/moderated sports discussions at institutions of higher education. In 2010, Darren was named to Miami, Florida’s Power 30 Under 30 in the Sports category along with the MLB’s Hanley Ramirez, NBA’s Udonis Haslem, and NFL’s Ronnie Brown. In 2011, Darren was named to SportsPro Media’s 10 NEXT, which honors ten stars of the sports business industry under the age of 30 that have achieved a level of success that is truly rare at such a young age. In 2012 and 2015, Darren was chosen as a Florida Legal Elite Up and Comer (top attorneys in Florida under 40 years of age) and in 2012 was named to Sports Launch Magazine’s Thirty Under 30 Award winners in sports business. In 2013, Darren was chosen as a Rising Star by a Daily Business Review panel of judges and was among the 40 young attorneys with the highest ratings. In 2014, Darren was named to The Huffington Post’s top 30 sports marketers list. In 2015, Darren was selected a Rising Star by Florida Super Lawyers.
Darren has a Bachelors of Arts from the University of Florida and a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the same institution, where he served two terms as the President of the Entertainment and Sports Law Society and Chair of the popular UF Sports Law Symposium.
Darren is a member of many prestigious Honors Societies including Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, and Florida Blue Key.