50 Most Influential: No. 34 — Jeff Pash
Executive Vice President & General Counsel
NFLCHANGE FROM 2013: NO CHANGE
As the commissioner’s de facto right-hand man, Pash has his fingers in most major decisions, good and bad. Witness the initial Ray Rice decision. But Pash is still the go-to executive on all the major issues at the NFL and oversees all labor and legal matters for the league.
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