Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs
D. Scott Poley is the Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel for the entities that comprise Minor League Baseball. These entities include the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues, Inc., Professional Baseball Promotion Corporation, Professional Baseball Umpire Corporation and others. Scott's responsibilities include reviewing and advising leagues and clubs on ownership transactions, club relocations, trademark, licensing and other intellectual property matters, and providing counsel and advice to the President of Minor League Baseball and its Board of Trustees. Scott has a background in labor and employment law, representing management, and has participated in the negotiation of the initial and successor contracts between Professional Baseball Umpire Corporation and the Association of Minor League Umpires, and he works with leagues and clubs to advise them of their rights and responsibilities under that agreement. Scott also works with representatives of Major League Baseball and the Baseball Office of the Commissioner on matters of common concern. Scott is a graduate of the University of Michigan (B.A.) and the University of Cincinnati College of Law (J.D.).