On April 13, Jack Ford, CBS news legal analyst, moderated the Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Society  (IPELS) Sports Law Committee’s event “From Bird to Brady: Collective Bargaining in American Sports.” The panel, using the current Brady v. NFL lawsuit as a jumping off point, discussed the history of collective bargaining, strikes, and lockouts.

The panel included David Feher of Dewey & LeBoeuf and outside counsel for NFL players in the Brady v. NFL lawsuit; Shepard Goldfein of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and outside counsel for the NFL, NBA, and NHL; Russ Granik, vice chair of Galatioto Sports Partners and former NBA deputy commissioner; L. Jon Wertheim, senior writer for Sports Illustrated, and Robert Boland, clinical associate professor of sports management WHERE TK.

Posted April 19, 2011