Don is a partner with Roetzel & Andress in Washington and works extensively in import and export licensing matters, customs enforcement, and business transactions with foreign companies or foreign nations, primarily in Europe and China. He also focuses on Federal Court litigation, transnational litigation and international arbitration. Don brings a great Aces connection to the game of baseball as part-owner of the Fort Myers Miracle the Minnesota Twins High-A ball club that plays in the Florida State League. The Miracle are a part of the Goldklang Group which owns and operates six minor league baseball teams. Don is also an adjunct professor focusing on international law at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC. Don lives on Capitol Hill with his wife Amy and daughter Emma.
Vice President and General Counsel
Gary Adler is a partner in the law firm of Clark Hill. Gary focuses his practice on complex litigation matters and has experience in a broad range of civil litigation at both the trial court and appellate levels. Additionally, he acts as general counsel to various corporations, partnerships and trade associations. In his capacity as general counsel, Gary advises clients on a wide range of issues including structuring organizations, handling business transactions and negotiating contracts.Gary has been involved in the sports industry for over three decades. He worked for the National Football League Players Association (“NFLPA”) during law school and since then has represented professional football, baseball and boxing athletes and management in negotiations, corporate matters and litigation. Gary is also well-versed in the legal issues of the secondary ticketing market and serves as general counsel to the National Association of Ticket Brokers. Gary has been named a “Washington DC Super Lawyer” by Washington DC Super Lawyers each year since 2012.
Sara, a DC area native and University of Mississippi graduate, is a Collateral Analyst for CapitalSource a Division of Pacific Western Bank. Sara’s roles and responsibilities include hiring and managing game day staff, effectively running game day operations including scorekeeping, broadcasting and social media as well as managing game day events such as little league night, game day sponsorships and first pitches. She can be found at all Aces games and currently resides in Woodbridge.