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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, April 15, to discuss “Lawyering in the Big Leagues.”

He will speak at noon in Room 135 and at 4:30 in Room 237 at the College of Law. Both talks are 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 sponsored by the Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution’s Fall Practice Series and the Sports and Entertainment Law Society.

C O N T A C T :

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