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.
DRI's The Whisper, Leadership Profile features Tim Epstein and was published on May 3, 2011. The article gives an in depth look at Tim's involvement with DRI, his personal life, and his career.
Tim Epstein, Chair of the firm’s Sports Law practice group, explains why most professional athletes struggle with their financial planning in a June 27, 2012 Lawyers.com blog piece. In the post, “Jamal Lewis the Latest Pro Athlete to File for Bankruptcy,” Tim elaborates on the common financial problems that professional athletes face when attempting to financially prepare for life after professional sports.
Law360, with commentary from Tim Epstein, discusses the NFL’s proposed settlement of concussion-related allegations and how it will affect future lawsuits in regards to Riddell Inc., a helmet manufacturer. The $765 million agreement between the NFL and thousands of former players does not include Riddell or related companies.
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Tim Epstein, chair of the firm's Sports Law Practice Group, was quoted in a Southtown Star article, "IHSA bounces Homewood-Flossmoor girls basketball team from playoffs," where he gives his opinion on the matter.
If you are in town for the Final Four or have the good fortune to live in NOLA, stop by Tulane Law School for a panel discussion apropos to March Madness. The Tulane Sports Law Society presents: "Hot Topics in NCAA Athletics: Time for a Change?"
Tim Epstein featured in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article "Hockey Helmets Miss the Mark on Concussions". The article discusses a recent study on the concussion-protection capacities of hockey helmets produced significantly negative results.