Patrick Bradford and Camille Joseph Varlack Speak at BIHC’s Elevating Black Excellence Virtual Regional Summit Series

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Bradford Edwards partners Patrick A. Bradford and Camille Joseph Varlack spoke at BIHC’s Elevating Black Excellence Virtual Regional Summit held on October 21, 2021. Patrick appeared on an antitrust panel discussion, which explored practical guidance on trending antitrust and litigation topics in the U.S. and the EU. Camille’s panel, entitled “Employers’ Pandemic Dilemma – Looking Forward,” discussed a variety of topics related to employment law considerations in the pandemic era.

The NCAA Was Slaughtered 9-0 in the Supreme Court – Greater Economic Freedom for Black Student-Athletes Now Likely

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Eurweb highlights Partner Patrick Bradford’s contribution to the Supreme Court’s decision in N.C.A.A. v Alston, noting that his larger contribution is to the African American community as a whole. This decision opens the door for college athletes to one day realize full economic rights and marks a fundamental shift away from the exploitation of young black labor.

A New Era Dawns In College Sports

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Partner Patrick Bradford speaks to NPR on the lasting impact of the United States Supreme Court ruling that the NCAA cannot stop universities from giving student-athletes education-related benefits.

The Supreme Court’s Surprising Term

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Bradford Edwards & Varlack LLP is mentioned in New Yorker magazine, which highlights several pivotal Supreme Court cases that arose against the backdrop of the 2020 pandemic and the recent presidential election. Among the noteworthy topics was the unanimous Supreme Court ruling in N.C.A.A. v. Alston, which struck down N.C.A.A. restrictions on education-related benefits for college athletes.

Patrick Bradford works with Tillman Breckenridge in brief against NCAA decision

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Tillman Breckenridge is quoted in Law.com as giving “all credit to Patrick Bradford for starting things up and really pushing to get the amicus brief,” submitted to the Supreme Court in N.C.A.A. v. Alston, “across the finish line.” Bradford’s efforts not only targeted the anti-competitive practices of the N.C.A.A. but also served to emphasize the exploitation of young black athletes and the disparate impact of N.C.A.A. regulations on African American communities as a whole.

College Athletes Call Justices’ NCAA Ruling A Game Changer

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Partner, Denver Edwards, co-author of the amicus brief submitted to the Supreme Court in N.C.A.A. v Alston, is quoted in Law360 discussing economic productivity and opportunity for college athletes. Edwards, a former college athlete himself, discusses that marketing is “incredibly important because in the time that you are most productive, these students are able to maximize their economic productivity and be able to go forward and support themselves.”