Marc Edelman is Associate Professor of Law and a nationally recognized scholar in the field of sports law with additional specialties in antitrust law, intellectual property law, contract law, and gaming law.
Professor Edelman is available to comment on:
- Legal issues pertaining to the fantasy sports industry
- The legality of NCAA Amateurism under the Sherman Act
- How antitrust law applies to professional sports leagues
- Collective bargaining agreements in professional sports
- The NFL concussion litigation
- Major League Baseball and its historic antitrust exemption
- The legality of age requirements in professional sports
- Regulation of sports agents
- Sports stadium subsidies
- Right of publicity law and the use of players’ likeness
- The relationship between sports teams and government
- The use of Native American mascots in sports
- Legal issues regarding sports globalization and international sporting events
- Sports management start-ups and online gaming
Professor Edelman is a member of the New York State Bar Association and is a featured blogger for Forbes Sports Money and Sports Law. He has also been published in numerous law journals, including Harvard Sports and Entertainment Law Journal, Florida Law Review, Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance, and others.
Professor Edelman was ranked number 6 on the list of Most Downloaded Antitrust Law Professors on the Social Science Research Network. He received his BSE from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Economics; his MA in Sports Management from the University of Michigan, and his JD from the University of Michigan Law School.