Winston & Strawn’s Kessler Sees Change and Opportunity in College Athletics
August 27, 2014 (Mimesis Law) — Jeff Kessler, partner at Winston & Strawn, talks with Lee Pacchia and Steve Olenick about how he fashioned a career in the emerging field of sports law. Over the course of his thirty plus years in practice, Jeff has become one of the most prominent lawyers for high-profile sports litigation. He talks about the market for legal services in professional sports and the prospects for his clients in a major antitrust lawsuit he is conducting against the NCAA and five major college athletics conferences over rules prohibiting the compensation of student athletes. Main image via Chad Cooper.