Sports Lawyer Tim Cedrone Takes the Reigns as GC at Lafayette

Sports Lawyer Tim Cedrone Takes the Reigns as GC at Lafayette

Timothy D. Cedrone, who has worked as a sports lawyer in private practice, for the National Football League and for the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority, has joined Lafayette as the college’s General Counsel.

Since 2018, Cedrone served as Associate General Counsel at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. In this role, he provided legal counsel to the Rutgers’ Board of Governors, president, senior leadership, deans, directors, and other employees across an expansive variety of issues, including labor and employment law, student affairs, constitutional law, Title IX, litigation, transactions, athletics, and institutional policies and procedures.

Before joining Rutgers, Cedrone was an associate with the law firm of Apruzzese, McDermott, Mastro and Murphy, where he had a small sports law practice.

Prior to private practice, he was a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Christine L. Miniman in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division. His previous work experience also includes time with the National Football League and the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority, where he assisted in-house counsel with labor relations matters at both organizations.

Cedrone has conducted many seminars and published numerous articles on labor, employment, and sports law. Since 2011, he has also served as an adjunct professor at Seton Hall University. He is active in the New Jersey State Bar Association, previously serving as Chair of the Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section and currently serving on the Section’s Executive Board and the Higher Education Committee.

Cedrone earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Seton Hall University and his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law. During law school, Tim served as Symposium Editor of the Seton Hall Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law.