Locks Law Snubbed In NFL Settlement Gatekeeper Role Bid

By Ryan Boysen (April 18, 2018, 8:57 PM EDT) -- Locks Law Firm will not take over for players in the NFL concussion settlement, a Pennsylvania federal court ruled Wednesday, dealing a blow to the upstart firm and ensuring that Seeger Weiss LLP will retain its leadership role as the massive program enters a new phase.

U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody wrote in a terse, two-page order that the decision on Lock Law's contentious bid to be appointed administrative counsel was reached "after careful consideration."

The judge said that she also looked at the strenuous objections to the motion filed by co-lead class counsel Seeger Weiss and the National Football...

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