Winston & Strawn Joins NCAA NIL Case After High Court Win

Law360 (July 21, 2021, 2:16 PM EDT) -- Jeffrey Kessler, Winston & Strawn LLP's co-executive chair who recently argued college athletes' winning U.S. Supreme Court case against the NCAA, is again teaming up with Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP in ongoing class claims challenging the organization's name, image and likeness rules.

Kessler and a team of Winston & Strawn colleagues entered California court appearances Monday in a pair of consolidated proposed class actions brought by Hagens Berman challenging the NCAA's rules restricting student athletes from earning money from their NIL.

Kessler is one of the most recognizable names in sports law. In addition to securing the June high court...

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