Melissa J. Altman

Adjunct Professor of Law

A.B., University of California, Los Angeles
J.D., Emory University

Courses: 

Sports Law

Biographical Information: 

Melissa J. Altman is currently senior counsel at AMB Group in Atlanta, where she counsels internal business clients on various aspects of law pertaining to sports and entertainment business. She previously worked with the Atlanta National League Baseball Club, the Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta Spirit (the parent company of the Atlanta Hawks, the Atlanta Thrashers and operator of Philips Arena) and Turner Broadcasting System. She also has served as an adjunct professor of sports and advertising law at Emory University School of Law.

Altman earned her bachelor’s degree cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles and her Juris Doctor from Emory University School of Law. She is also the author of The Little Book of Basketball Law (American Bar Association, 2013).