Wanda M. Akin
Wanda M. Akin, experienced Sports Agent, Literary Agent, General Agent and entertainment counsel founded the Akin & Randolph Agency to better service authors, artists, athletes and others in the entertainment world who were early clients of her law practice, Wanda M. Akin, Attorney At Law in Newark, NJ. Ms. Akin has over 16 years of experience as a trial lawyer in a wide variety of cases including contract disputes, employment/labor, trademark, copyright, and criminal defense litigation. She has represented professional athletes in the United States and abroad in negotiation of contracts. She is a Certified NBA Agent having been officially registered and approved by the National Basketball Association. She has represented coaches in the NBA and also serves as a consultant to professional athletes, coaches and sports franchises.

Ms. Akin has been to six countries to observe games and foreign basketball programs, met with Management/Administration of various clubs, negotiated player contracts, consulted with players and shepherded players through tryouts.

Ms. Akin regularly represents Akin & Randolph at Book Expo America, the Frankfurt International Book Fair (Frankfurt, Germany), and the London International Book Fair (London, England).

Ms. Akin has appeared on a number of television shows including Court TV, FOX News Channel’s In Depth and FOX on Family, CNN’s Talk Back Live, and NJN (New Jersey Network). She has also appeared with clients in support of their books and proposals on the Today Show, Good Morning America, Entertainment Tonight, Larry King Live, Rivera Live, and MSNBC.

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