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Inside The Heated Back-And-Forth Between A Group Of Agents And The NFLPA

Many National Football League players are celebrating this weekend. Some of them are recipients of massive deals from the prior week, which included a combined amount of roughly $1.7 billion promised to players in the future with $842 million of that guaranteed. However, the celebrations are slightly tamed for a few by the events that […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (9/7/2018)

The NFL regular season is officially underway and it feels like the world is back on its regular orbit (if you’re able to ignore all the political drama going on in Washington D.C.). Speaking of football, the talk of the week was undoubtedly Nike’s new advertisements featuring Colin Kaepernick, who may be making more money […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (7/20/2018)

My two-week cruise and Santorini vacation was a blast, but it is good to be back. The vacation took me from Venice to Dubrovnik to Olympia to Athens to Split and then finally five nights in Santorini. If you want to see some pics, you can follow me on Instagram. It was definitely a needed […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (8/25/2017)

Officially less than four months until full usage of #SoaringToNewHeitners and the wedding takes place — in Boca, Florida. It was quite an eventful week with a lot going on at Heitner Legal. Scored a big win in summary judgment for a corporate client that is thrilled with the result, especially since we also helped […]

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Recap: The Sports & Entertainment Group PLLC 2017 Annual Retreat

The Sports & Entertainment Group PLLC (TSEG) held its annual player retreat in Miami Beach, FL last weekend. This is the 10th year TSEG has held this unique retreat and it is led by TSEG CEO and Principal Founder, Adisa P. Bakari and TSEG President, Jeffery A. Whitney. “We know the average career of a […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (4/28/2017)

The first round of the 2017 NFL Draft is behind us, and now comes the real fun? Two more days of non-stop NFL Draft talk with Mel Kiper, Jon Gruden and the rest of your favorites calling the shots. I wish every agent who reads this blog the absolute best as your clients get picked […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (8/26/2016)

There is a lot of attention on the sports agent industry based on NFL rookie Joey Bosa refusing to sign a contract provided by the San Diego Chargers – the team that took him in the 2016 NFL Draft. These rookie contracts are structurally standard with only a few small points for negotiation. The dispute […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (4/8/2016)

I am back from many travels and will not be hitting the road again until next week, when I head to New York to participate in the 2016 Sports Law for Rookies and Veterans event. I guess the big news this week is that I am representing Baltimore Ravens running back Terrance West in a […]

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NFLPA Contract Advisor Adisa Bakari Lands Indiana RB Tevin Coleman

The FBS second-leading rusher in 2014 has inked a Standard Representation Agreement. ¬†Indiana running back Tevin Coleman recently signed with NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor, Adisa Bakari, per SportsBusiness Journal. Coleman finished this past season with 2,036 rushing yards and 15 touchdowns. ¬†He ranked only behind Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon, who had 2,336 yards on […]

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Interview With The Agent: Adisa P. Bakari

Adisa Bakari is a 1995 cum laude graduate of Delaware State University and 1998 graduate of University of Wisconsin Law School. Bakari has been admitted to the District of Columbia and Maryland Bar. He is currently a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Kelley Drye & Warren, LLP and chair of its Sports Entertainment […]