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Slidecast #2<br />Brian Cossette<br />
Joe Leccese<br />Chairman of Proskauer law firm<br />Represented several team owners in acquiring ownership<br />Involved ...
Jim Quinn<br />An expert in anti-trust law<br />Has represented MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS<br />Represented NBA players in Ro...
Jeffrey Kessler<br />Chairman of litigation for Dewey & LeBoeuf law firm<br />Serves as outside counsel for NFLPA, MLBPA, ...
Jeffrey Mishkin<br />Former executive vice president and chief legal officer of the NBA; now serves as outside counsel.<br...
Howard Ganz<br />Co-head of the Sports Law Group for Proskauer law firm<br />Specializes in labor and employment<br />Serv...
Sports Lawyers Association<br />Founded in 1975<br />Looked to bring together owners and agents<br />Over 1000 Members<br ...
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  1. 1. Slidecast #2<br />Brian Cossette<br />
  2. 2. Joe Leccese<br />Chairman of Proskauer law firm<br />Represented several team owners in acquiring ownership<br />Involved in the expansion of NBA and NHL<br />Involved in the formation of NBA China, WNBA, and NBA D-League<br />Lead negotiator for financing of <br /> several stadiums and arenas<br />
  3. 3. Jim Quinn<br />An expert in anti-trust law<br />Has represented MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS<br />Represented NBA players in Robertson v. NBA in 1970<br />Represented NFL players in McNeill v. NFL in 1990<br />Currently the lead litigatorfor the NFL Players Associationin Brady v NFL<br />
  4. 4. Jeffrey Kessler<br />Chairman of litigation for Dewey & LeBoeuf law firm<br />Serves as outside counsel for NFLPA, MLBPA, NBPA, NHLPA<br />Negotiated salary cap/free agency systems in NFL and NBA<br />Like Quinn, involved with current NFL antitrust case<br />
  5. 5. Jeffrey Mishkin<br />Former executive vice president and chief legal officer of the NBA; now serves as outside counsel.<br />Involved in every collective bargaining negotiation between NBA and NBPA<br />Directed NBA’s legal effort during1998-99 legal dispute<br />Now a partner at Skadden law firm<br />
  6. 6. Howard Ganz<br />Co-head of the Sports Law Group for Proskauer law firm<br />Specializes in labor and employment<br />Served as principle outside labor counsel to NBA for 25 years<br />Negotiated collective bargaining agreements for NBA, WNBA, and MLB<br />
  7. 7. Sports Lawyers Association<br />Founded in 1975<br />Looked to bring together owners and agents<br />Over 1000 Members<br />Mission includes:<br />Providing educational opportunities<br />Providing a forum for lawyers<br /> Promoting and establishing rulesof ethics<br />
  8. 8. Thank YOU<br />

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