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Caleb Jay

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Biography

Caleb E. Jay has taught various Sports Law classes at the College of Law since 2011. 

Professor Jay is the General Counsel for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He joined the organization in 2007. His responsibilities include drafting documents for business transactions, handling intellectual property matters, and providing legal advice to all team departments.

Professor Jay spent 11 seasons with the Oakland A's, joining the team as a bat boy in 1995, and working his way up to Assistant General Counsel, a position he held from 2003-2005. From 2006-2007, he was an associate with Carroll, Burdick & McDonough LLP, where he practiced real estate, business, and corporate law.

Professor Jay’s prior teaching experience includes serving as an adjunct professor at Phoenix School of Law, where he taught Sports Law from 2009-2010, and at Dominican University of California, where he taught courses in its Sports Management program from 2004-2007. He was also a grader for the California State Bar Examination. 

Professor Jay is actively involved with several organizations. He is an Outreach Committee Regional Captain for the Sports Lawyers Association, on the Advisory Board for Arizona State University’s Sports Law & Business Program, and a Program Chair for the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Sports and Entertainment Network.  He is a Board Member for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona, where he also serves as a Big Brother.

Professor Jay earned a B.A. from Emory University, where he was the president of the school’s club rugby team.  He received his J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law.  He also earned a M.A. in Sport Management from the University of San Francisco.  Professor Jay is licensed to practice law in Arizona, California, and Nevada

Education
  • J.D. University of San Francisco School of Law
  • M.A. Sport Management, University of San Francisco
  • B.A. Emory University
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 494Special Topics
SLB 519Pro Sport Team Ops/Legal:MSLB
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 670Pro Sport Team Ops/Legal Issue
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 494Special Topics
SLB 519Pro Sport Team Ops/Legal:MSLB
LAW 670Pro Sport Team Ops/Legal Issue
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 691Seminar
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 494Special Topics
SLB 598Special Topics
LAW 691Seminar
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 494Special Topics
SLB 598Special Topics
LAW 691Seminar
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 494Special Topics
SLB 598Special Topics
LAW 691Seminar
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 494Special Topics
LAW 715Sports Law
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 494Special Topics
LAW 715Sports Law
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 494Special Topics
LAW 715Sports Law