The making of a union NBPA bets on power of its stars Labor & Agents: Vayner velocity Tobias signs on with TLA Raskin leaves TLA, forms own firm Labor & Agents: Rosenhaus wins again WME hauls in Stanton for off-the-field Players expect to keep up as MLB grows NBPA closes the books on Tennessee tax Key terms in the MLB CBA
SBJ/June 11-17, 2012/Labor and Agents
Brady plaintiffs’ lawyers got $2.2M
Published June 11, 2012, Page 3
The NFLPA operated as a trade association during the lockout.
Gibson Dunn also recently filed to represent former Tennessee Titans player Bruce Matthews before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Matthews wants to file his workers’ compensation claim under California law rather than Tennessee law.
The annual report shows the NFLPA tab for the collective-bargaining agreement was still being paid post-lockout. Under expenses listed as CBA, including for law firms Dewey & LeBoeuf and Latham & Watkins, the NFLPA spent more than $8 million — but that amount likely also reflects ongoing CBA matters.