Foley Adds Ex-NBA Atty To Bolster Sports Practice

Law360, New York (February 13, 2013, 5:14 PM EST) -- Foley & Lardner LLP has beefed up its sports law practice by luring a former National Basketball Association assistant general counsel and longtime employment attorney from Greenberg Traurig LLP to its New York office, the firm announced Wednesday.

Jonathan Israel, who handles labor matters for a wide range of industries but focuses on professional and collegiate sports, joined Foley as a partner on Feb. 8 after more than four years at Greenberg's crosstown location.

He'll bolster the employment side of a sports practice that has been...
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