Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Society talks about collective bargaining

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