The fourth episode of GT's Legal Standard podcast once again featured the gorgeous backdrop of the 7th Chukker Restaurant at the National Polo Center. The guest for this installment was the founder and manager of the Gay Polo League and McKenney Media, Chip McKenney, who spoke with Nicodema on a slew of topics from the importance of inclusion in equestrian sport to the inspiration behind the Gay Polo League and its incredible growth.
July 28th, 2023
The gorgeous backdrop of the world-famous National Polo Center set the stage for The Legal Standard's third episode, where Mike Nicodema interviewed Polo Hall of Famer and co-founder of Outback Steakhouse, Tim Gannon. Discussing everything from his start with horses and the inspirations behind his love of polo to how he came to invent one of the world's most famous appetizers in the Bloomin' Onion, Gannon's fascinating life story and his new vision for the National Polo Center
July 4th, 2023
In what could be called a 'blind podcast,' the Equine Industry Group's founder, Michael Nicodema, spoke with entrepreneur and Grand Prix show jumper Paulo Santana in the group's second podcast after only meeting him the first time less than an hour before! The two horsemen and businessmen found themselves caught in a similar synergy of conversation, as they discussed everything from who are the true CEOs of the horse world and what it takes to compete at the top of the sport.
June 19, 2023
From what price to insure a new horse to commonly overlooked but necessary coverage advice for equestrians, Missy Sullivan of Flagler Equine Insurance and EIG's Mike Nicodema review valuable industry information in the first official EIG podcast!
May 22, 2023
GT's Equine Industry Group is dedicated to being a legal advocate for equestrians, from equine law issues to those beyond the scope of the equestrian industry. As part of America's biggest law firms, the Equine Industry Group consists of professional attorneys whose passion lies in show jumping, racing, dressage, polo, and beyond.
GT's Equine Industry Group was recently launched by a principle shareholder of the firm, Michael Nicodema and several of his GT colleagues. The Group is composed of over 50 of top legal professionals well versed in a variety of subject matter. Nicodema has practiced law in many different areas and is consistently recognized by organizations such as Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, The Legal 500 United States. GT’s Equine Industry Group isn't just about equine law; instead GT aims to leverage the legal specialties of the firm for the benefit of those in the equine world, who inevitably have businesses to start and run, international transactions and immigration, equestrian syndicates, intellectual property, and much more which requires a legal touch.
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