4 BigLaw Attorneys The Sports World Can't Live Without

By Jake Simpson (July 21, 2015, 4:07 PM EDT) -- When it comes to antitrust cases, multibillion-dollar television deals or rule-breaking scandals that require legal action, U.S. sports leagues turn to a select few BigLaw partners for their most important matters.

Among that elite group, four attorneys stand out for their longtime roles as chief outside counsel to sports leagues and their preeminence in the sports law world.

Gregg Levy

Covington & Burling LLP partner Gregg Levy has seen the National Football League grow into the biggest and most profitable sports league in America during his 22 years as the league's outside counsel.

Levy, who has been at Covington since 1977,...

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