Profile

Mike's practice focuses on athletics and higher education and includes the representation of colleges, universities, athletics conferences and associations and individuals in NCAA-related matters.

Previously Mike was a partner with a Chicago, Illinois firm and was a founding partner of the Slive/Glazier Sports Group. He served seven years on the NCAA enforcement staff prior to entering private practice.

  • Listed in:
    • The Best Lawyers in America®, Sports Law, 2007-2022 (listed for 15 years)
      • Best Lawyers’ 2017 Kansas City-KS Sports Law Lawyer of the Year
      • Best Lawyers’ 2014 Kansas City-KS Sports Law Lawyer of the Year
    • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Rated
    • Sports Business Journal, Power Player, 2016, 2021
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys

  • Accusation, Allegations, Compliance, and Counsel, 2019 Collegiate Sports Summit, April 24, 2019
  • College Athletics, National Association of College and University Attorneys Annual Conference, June 21, 2014

  • Mike Glazier and Paul J. Avery, Co-Authors, "O’Bannon v. NCAA: The District Court Decision," National Association of College and University Attorneys – NACUANOTES, October 6, 2014