Gabriel Feldman Director of the Sports Law Program, Tulane University
Gabe Feldman has emerged as one of the leading voices in the country in the growing field of sports law. His extensive experience in sports law includes representing a variety of sports entities while he was in private practice, and he continues to act as a consultant for a number of clients in the sports industry. He is also an Associate Provost for NCAA Compliance.
Feldman joined the Tulane Law School faculty in 2005 after nearly five years as an associate with Williams & Connolly in Washington, D.C. Before that, he served as judicial clerk to Judge Susan H. Black of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Jacksonville, Fla.
He is regularly quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and other newspapers throughout the country, and he has made numerous appearances on national television and radio. Most recently, he served as the on-air legal analyst for the NFL Network during the NFL lockout.
Feldman is editor of The Sports Lawyers Journal, a law journal devoted to the study of sports law, and The Sports Lawyer, a monthly online newsletter, and is a contributor to Grantland.com and the Sports Law Blog. He is director of publications for the Sports Lawyers Association; co-authored of one of the leading sports law casebooks in the country, Sports Law: Cases and Materials; and has been published in a variety of journals and periodicals. He also serves on the board of directors of the Sports Lawyers Association and Athletes for Hope, a nonprofit organization created to harness the power of sports to impact social change. He teaches Antitrust, Sports Law, Negotiation and Mediation and Contracts.
In 2013, he received a President's Award for Graduate and Professional Teaching, a Tulane University recognition of excellence in teaching, learning and research.
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