Timothy Liam Epstein, Chair of Duggan Bertsch's Sports Law & Litigation groups, was quoted in the February 2011 issue of the Chicago Lawyer magazine. In the article, "Niche: Midsize firms often offer outside-the-box practices," Timothy shares how his personal interest in disappointment law suits helped to shape his sports law practice and the misconceptions associated with attorneys involved with sports law.
Tim Epstein was interviewed for an article published by Forbes, "NFL Concussion Settlement Ends The Best Cases, But Not All Of Them." He gives his insight on the proposed settlement between the NFL and retired players and where he thinks the litigation will go next.
Tim Epstein will be one of several speakers to present the webinar, “NFL Concussion Litigation – The Science of Sport,” on Tuesday, January 8, 2013. Tim will discuss the legal issues surrounding the NFL’s current battle against former players who claim the league failed to provide information linking football-related head injuries to long-term health issues related to concussions. Topics covered during this session will include:
Timothy Liam Epstein, Chair of Duggan Bertsch's Sports Law practice group, recently received a lot of press from The New York Times.
Tim Epstein, Chair of Duggan Bertsch's Sports Law & Litigation groups, explains why the governor of Pennsylvania is likely be granted standing to proceed with a lawsuit against the NCAA in an article published in the January 3, 2013 edition of The New York Times.
An article published by The New York Times discusses an investigation performed by the NCAA which showed how its enforcement staff had disregarded their own rules in an inquiry involving a major university. Tim Epstein gives commentary in the article.
“Athletes Face Some Risk with Social Networking” will be presented by Tim Epstein at the Mississippi School of Law Bi-Annual Symposium
Sports Litigation Alert Online article titled “Minimum Age Requirements in the NBA & NFL: Legal Folly or Friend for Amateur Athletes?” quotes attorney Tim Epstein. During his participation in the Fordham Law Sports Law Symposium, Timothy commented, “It is difficult to find someone who supports minimum age restrictions,” continuing, “[In the NFL and NBA context] age is seen as a proxy for physical maturity.”
Timothy Liam Epstein, Chair of the firm's Sports Law practice group, moderated a panel discussion at the 14th Annual Fordham Sports Law Symposium in New York City. Tim moderated a discussion on "The Legality and Impact of Age Restrictions in Professional Sports," which will incorporate the legal ramifications of newly implemented minimum age requirements in professional sports.
Timothy Epstein recorded a segment on WGN Radio's "Legally Speaking" on October 20, 2011. The segment will be hosted by Karen Conti and air this Sunday, October 23 at 8 p.m.
Tim will discuss the NBA lockout, tort liability in the sports setting in light of Dan Wheldon's (IRL race car driver) death, and NCAA compliance.