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Tom Brady arrives for the court ordered settlement conference Wednesday morning in Manhattan. Photo Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Tom Brady, NFLPA, NFL Settlement Conference Roundup

This morning, after meeting privately with Judge Richard Berman, both the NFL and Tom Brady’s legal team took part in a public settlement conference in a Manhattan federal courthouse regarding the two sides ongoing legal dispute over Brady’s four-game suspension.  There was no shortage of media coverage for event. Below are some highlights.

  • Professor Gabe Feldman, the director of the Tulane Sports Law Program was in New York and provided some insights into what today’s hearing means for each side moving forward.
  • Andrew Brandt has 5 takeaways from the hearing.
  • Pro Football Talk recaps the focal points of the hearing.
  • Stephen Brown of the New York Daily News live-tweeted the hearing and recaps the day here.
  • ESPN provides context and insight into the hearing.
  • The Washington Post concludes that the hearings resolved little, but were at least entertaining.
  • Finally, the quote of the day goes to Brady’s attorney, Jeffrey Kessler who said, “maybe if my grandma had wheels she’d be a trolleycar!”

About Andrew Sensi

Andrew lives in Reston, Virginia and works in a boutique firm which specializes in civil litigation and intellectual property. He has worked in sports at various levels and capacities since high school as a coach, manager, and in the legal department of a leading sports agency. Andrew graduated magna cum laude from Tulane University School of Law in 2012 with a certificate in Sports Law. While at Tulane, Andrew served as an officer for the Sports Law Society, and as Business Editor for The Sports Lawyers Journal. Prior to attending Tulane, Andrew graduated from the University of Virginia in 2007 with a degree in Economics.

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