MLB Players’ Lawyer To Speak at Law School

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The chief labor counsel for the Major League Baseball Players Association, David Prouty, will visit the College of Law on Monday, October 29, to discuss “Lawyering in the Big Leagues.”

Prouty’s presentation is at noon in Room 242 of the College of Law and is open to the public.

Prouty is a leading contributor to the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law section and frequently guest lectures at law schools nationwide including Harvard, Columbia, and Stanford. He will discuss the following topics at the event:

  • disputes and lockouts in professional football, basketball, and hockey in the past two years
  • negotiations between players’ associations and leagues
  • how to find legal work in the professional sports industry.

The event is part of the Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution’s Fall Practice Series and is co-hosted by the Sports and Entertainment Law Society.

View the entire list of Fall Practice Series events.

The Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution, part of the College of Law, prepares law students for a career in advocacy and dispute resolution by providing extracurricular programs for students and the legal community. Visit the College of Law website for more information.

C O N T A C T :

Tanya Brown (865-974-6788, tgbrown@utk.edu)

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