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Federal Court Rules in Favor of School District Holding No Property Right for Teachers in Coaching Positions

(Editor’s Note: Shared from the latest Sports Litigation Alert, this original, bylined article is an example of one of the five case summaries and eight to ten articles that appear in each Alert. Hackney Publications provides subscriptions to the Alert, which publishes every two weeks, to libraries, law firms, professors and students at various rates.…
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Hogan Lovells partner Matt Eisler named a ‘Sports Gaming and Entertainment Trailblazer’ by The National Law Journal

Hogan Lovells has announced that Denver partner Matt Eisler has been named a “Sports, Gaming, and Entertainment Trailblazer” by The National Law Journal. The annual list recognizes legal professionals who have made significant marks on the practice, policy, and advancements of sports, gaming, and entertainment law. As head of Hogan Lovells’s Global Sports practice, Eisler…
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Sports Law Expert Podcast Spotlights Sports Lawyer Matthew E. Eisler of Hogan Lovells

Hackney Publications announced today that it has published its latest recording on Sports Law Expert – a Podcast, with future releases set to be distributed on December 30 and January 15. Today’s guest is sports lawyer Matthew E. Eisler of Hogan Lovells, partner, and global head of the firm’s Sports group. The segment can be…
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Hackney Publications Introduces Tools that Make Sports Litigation Alert a Powerful Resource in the Sports Law Classroom

hackney Publications, the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals, has announced new tools are being added to Sports Litigation Alert (Alert), a periodical that has been used in sports law classrooms for more than 15 years, which will make it even more useful for professors and their college students. “There’s a challenge in sports law classes…
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Options and Non-Contract Contracts: Explaining Motorsport’s Silliest Silly Season

(Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of an article written by Kutztown University sports law professor Kerri Cebula, JD about legal Issue in motorsports. The full article appears in Sports Litigation Alert.) In sports with a collective bargaining agreement, the rules for negotiating a player contract are clear.  There is a proscribed time for…
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Former Washington State University Head Football Coach Files a $25 million Claim with the Office of Risk Management

(Editor’s note: The following appeared exclusively in Sports Litigation Alert, which is available on a subscription basis. Subscribers to SLA have access to a searchable archive of more than 4,000 case summaries and articles.) By Dr. Robert J. Romano, JD, LLM, St. John’s University, Senior Writer In January of 2020, Coach Nick Rolovich was hired…
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Cozen O’Connor Drops Sponsorship of Jason Kokrak After Golfer Joins LIV Golf

Law firm Cozen O’Connor has announced that it has ended its sponsorship of professional golfer Jason Kokrak, who recently announced that he was joining LIV Golf. “For the past two years, Cozen O’Connor sponsored professional golfer Jason Kokrak. In light of Mr. Kokrak’s affiliation with the new LIV Tour, we have mutually agreed he will…
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Hogan Lovells Guides Major League Baseball Clubs in Salary Arbitration Proceedings

Hogan Lovells recently represented five Major League Baseball (MLB) clubs in salary arbitration proceedings, a growing practice area for the firm. Hogan Lovells associate Jimmy McEntee served as lead counsel in these proceedings, which included two arbitration hearings and four settlements. Since joining the firm, he has built a practice focused on representing Major League…
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Hackney Publications Recognizes Ricci Tyrrell Johnson & Grey as a Leader in the Sports Law Field in ‘100 Law Firms’ List

The firm specializes in risk management of large spectator events, including training of event personnel and drafting/prosecution of risk transfer agreements. Hackney Publications has announced that its readers have identified Ricci Tyrrell Johnson & Grey as one of a handful of law firms that are leaders in the sports law field in its annual Roster of “100 Law…
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Law Firm Files Lawsuit Against Popular Inc. for Alleged Banking Illegalities on Behalf of Former Boxing Greats, Tito Trinidad and His Father Don Félix

Retired world boxing champion Juan Félix Trinidad-García (“Tito”) and his father, trainer and manager Juan Félix Trinidad-Rodríguez (“Don Félix”), filed lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico (Trinidad-García, et al. v. Popular Inc., et al., 21-cv-01529-ADC) (see at: https://www.quetglaslawpsc.org/_files/ugd/828c0f_fdc52a4cf7ec4a88abb7733714c2ecd6.pdf) against Puerto Rico’s largest banking and securities investment entities: Popular Inc.-NASDAQ:BPOP (“BPOP”)- and its subsidiaries,…
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