A different kind of labor leader Relativity dropping ‘SFX Baseball’ name Wasserman in talks to buy Athletes First Hamels to pursue claim against adviser Arbitration claim filed on failed casino Cornwell: Martin’s case ‘unique’ Ramasar to restart his own agency CAA Sports takes over for Tebow Pierce pushing to grow Lagardère Wasserman signs WNBA’s Delle Donne
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.