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Fleming Successfully Defends NBA Player Against Lawsuit

September 10, 2015

Olshan Litigation attorneys Thomas J. Fleming and Mason A. Barney successfully defended Bismack Biyombo, a NBA player, and defeated claims by his former Spanish agent, Igor Crespo, on commissions based on Mr. Biyombo’s professional basketball contracts. The New York Supreme Court ruled in favor of Mr. Biyombo and dismissed Mr. Crespo’s claims based on the ground that the National Labor Relations Act ("NLRA") made the National Basketball Players Association (“NBPA”) the exclusive representative for union members and that Mr. Crespo was not officially registered. The full opinion can be read here.

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