SPORTS AND COMPENSATION
Pro Football Hall of Famer Carl Eller was the lead plaintiff.
His group, lead by Shawn D. Stuckey, Esq. and other prominent lawyers, argued current players had no right to bargain with NFL owners about retiree benefits because they did not adequately represent the rights of former players and they weren’t legally a union in 2011 during the lockout.
U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken, in a 99-page ruling in favor of a group of plaintiffs led by former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon, represented by class counsel Shawn D. Stuckey, Esq. and other prominent lawyers, issued an injunction that will prevent the NCAA the "from enforcing any rules or bylaws that would prohibit its member schools and conferences from offering their FBS football or Division I basketball recruits a limited share of the revenues generated from the use of their names, images, and likenesses in addition to a full grant-in-aid