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The Intersection Of Sports, Labor Law & Antitrust Law

What: Discussion – The Intersection of Sports, Labor Law & Antitrust Law: Implications of the NFL Lockout and the Court’s Injunction in Brady v. NFL

When: Monday, May 2, 2011 (6:00 p.m. – 8 p.m.)

Where: New York University School of Law – Lipton Hall, D’Agostino Hall (108 West Third Street, New York, NY)

Bruce S. Meyer, Esq., of Weil, Gotshal & Manges discusses with Prof. Samuel Estreicher recent developments in Brady v. National Football League – the background of the litigation, which centers on the players’ contention that the NFL amateur draft, salary cap, and restrictions upon free agents violate Section 1 of the Sherman Antitrust Act, and the recent preliminary injunction in favor of the players to halt the March lockout initiated by the NFL.

Mr. Meyer’s firm is lead counsel to the NFL players in Brady, and he is part of the team that is handling the case.  Prof. Estreicher is Dwight D. Opperman Professor of Law and director of the Center for Labor and Employment Law at NYU School of Law.

2.0 hours of New York CLE credits are available for attending. Click here to register for the event.

By Darren Heitner

Darren Heitner created Sports Agent Blog as a New Year's Resolution on December 31, 2005. Originally titled, "I Want To Be A Sports Agent," the website was founded with the intention of causing Heitner to learn more about the profession that he wanted to join, meet reputable individuals in the space and force himself to stay on top of the latest news and trends.

Heitner now runs Heitner Legal, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm with many practice areas, including sports law and contract law. Heitner has represented numerous athletes and sports agents as legal counsel. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Bloomington from 2011-2014, where he created and taught a course titled, Sport Agency Management, which included subjects ranging from NCAA regulations to athlete agent certification and the rules governing the profession. Heitner serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches a Sports Law class that includes case law surrounding athlete agents and the NCAA rules.