The National Sports Law Institute (NSLI) of Marquette University Law School has selected Mary K. Braza, Partner and Co-Chair of Foley's Sports Industry Team, as the recipient of its 2012 Joseph E. O'Neill Award. This prestigious award recognizes an individual with a significant contribution to the sports industry while exemplifying the highest ethical standards. Nominations are solicited from the NSLI Board of Advisors and other outside sources. Ms. Braza was nominated and then selected from this process.
The Joseph E. O'Neill Award was established by the O'Neill family, Davis & Kuelthau, S.C. and Marquette's National Sports Law Institute after Mr. O'Neill's untimely death in 1992. Past winners include Foley Partner and former Chief Operating Officer for Major League Baseball, Robert A. DuPuy and Foley alumnus, Ronald Walter as Vice President and Alternate Governor for the Milwaukee Bucks. To view more of the past awards winners view the Joseph E. O'Neill Award page