NCAA Says O'Bannon 'Win' Not Enough For $42M Attys' Fee

Law360, New York (March 24, 2017, 4:34 PM EDT) -- The NCAA asked the Ninth Circuit to deny a $42 million attorneys' fee request in the long-running litigation over rules barring student-athletes from being paid for the use of their names, images and likenesses, arguing Thursday that the win was only partial and doesn’t warrant such a large award.

Attorney fees are not guaranteed for liability findings and in this case the student-athletes did not prevail on all of the merits of the case. Even if they had, the NCAA argues, liability does not guarantee fees,...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Edward O'Bannon, Jr. v. NCAA, et al


Case Number

16-15803

Court

Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3410 Antitrust

Date Filed

May 2, 2016

Law Firms

Companies

Government Agencies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.