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Staff writer Daniel Kaplan covers the NFL, finance and tennis.

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Renowned Labor Lawyer Jim Quinn Talks Raiders, Key Career Moments In New Podcast

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 23 / 17

Labor lawyer JIM QUINN has been hired by a lot of entities, from players to unions, but never by a fan group. Now he is working for such groups in Oakland to see what can be done to keep the Raiders in town. That, his new book and key moments in his legal career on this SBJ/SBD podcast.

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