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Ed O’Bannon Testifies in Class-Action Antitrust Lawsuit Against NCAA

Ed O’Bannon Testifies in Class-Action Antitrust Lawsuit Against NCAA The opening witness on Monday in the class-action antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA was Ed O’Bannon, who is the focus of the lawsuit, according to USA Today. Not long after U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken entered the courtroom, the lawyers…>read more

No Comment June 10, 2014

Former NCAA Players Won’t Seek Damages

Former NCAA Players Won’t Seek Damages The former NCAA players who are suing over the use of their names and images said, according to Bloomberg News, that they won’t seek damages in addition to their bid for a share of $800 million in fees the collegiate…>read more

No Comment May 15, 2014

The Argument about Paying College Athletes Has Gone on for Decades

The Argument about Paying College Athletes Has Gone on for Decades In 2009 former UCLA basketball star Ed O’Bannon filed a lawsuit on behalf of former college athletes. The lawsuit is still making its way through the system. The NCAA has players sign a waiver that in essence makes them give…>read more

No Comment December 23, 2013

Jeff Kessler to Represent Unpaid College Athletes

Jeff Kessler to Represent Unpaid College Athletes High profile anti-trust lawyer Jeff Kessler, a man who according to Bloomberg “helped bring free agency to the NFL,” is now focusing on the “unpaid athletes who generate more than $16 billion in college sports television contracts.” The young athletes…>read more

No Comment October 3, 2013

EA Sports Settles Its Lawsuit, NCAA Must Fight Alone — And the Video Game Will be No More

EA Sports Settles Its Lawsuit, NCAA Must Fight Alone — And the Video Game Will be No More (image source al.com) While the Electronics Arts Sports and Collegiate Licensing Company have settled all the claims brought by Sam Keller and Ed O’Bannon in their use of college athlete’s names and images in their video games – pretty much…>read more

No Comment September 27, 2013

NCAA Fights Class Status in Antitrust Case

NCAA Fights Class Status in Antitrust Case Court papers were filed last week by attorneys for the NCAA that oppose class certification in a case led by former student athletes who claim a conspiracy to not pay them to broadcast their images or license their likenesses in…>read more

No Comment March 19, 2013

Pennsylvania Faces Uphill Battle in Lawsuit Against NCAA

Pennsylvania Faces Uphill Battle in Lawsuit Against NCAA On Wednesday, legal experts weighed in on the lawsuit filed by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett against the NCAA regarding the sanctions it levied on Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, according to Reuters.…>read more

No Comment January 3, 2013

For Hiding Sandusky’s Crimes, NCAA is Making Penn State Pay

For Hiding Sandusky’s Crimes, NCAA is Making Penn State Pay In an attempt to reinstate their relevance and address one of the most appalling abuses of power in sports history, the NCAA has hit Penn State with the largest penalties every administered to a university — and they have complied…>read more

2 Comments July 23, 2012

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Associate Attorney with 3-5 years of land use or litigation experience
USA-NY-Melville

BROWN & ALTMAN LLP, a Melville, New York based law firm with growing commercial real estate / zoning / litigation practice seeks an individual with 3-5 years of land use or litigation experience. ...