MLB Union Slams Opposing Counsel's Ethics In Sanctions Bid

Law360, San Francisco (September 24, 2020, 8:47 PM EDT) -- A Major League Baseball Players Association attorney slammed opposing counsel for an ex-pitcher-turned health supplement salesman in a recently dismissed unfair competition suit against the league and union, telling a California federal judge during a sanctions hearing Thursday that "sometimes lawyers have to say no" to a client's request.

Counsel for Major League Baseball and the players union urged U.S. District Judge William Alsup during a remote hearing to sanction former MLB pitcher Neiman Nix, his company DNA Sports Performance Lab Inc. and their attorneys, describing them as "serial, vexatious litigators" who are trying to harass the league into lifting a...

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