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Ben Block is a nationally recognized sports lawyer with first-chair trial and appellate experience. On behalf of both sports- and non-sports clients, Mr. Block often handles cases involving high-stakes requests for preliminary injunctive relief.
February 10, 2012, ESPN
"Ben Block, Covington's lead attorney for the Big East, was instrumental in defeating Maurice Clarett's attempt to duck the rule that requires three years of college before being eligible to play in the NFL, and he appeared to be well on his way to defeating WVU's attempt to duck the rule that requires a 27-month waiting period.” - Lester Munson
Winter 2012/Winter 2013, Delaware Lawyer
May 14, 2015, 41st Annual Sports Lawyers Association Conference
April 10, 2015, 8th Annual GEMALaw Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium, Georgetown Law School
May 29, 2015
WASHINGTON, DC, May 29, 2015 — Covington scored a victory for Amarin Pharmaceuticals Ireland Limited this week when a federal judge vacated the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s earlier decision that Amarin’s new drug Vascepa was not entitled to a five-year period of market exclusivity. It is the first known successful challenge to FDA’s denial of ...
April 3, 2015, 4th Annual NYU Sports Law Colloquium
March 26, 2015, 2015 Sports and Entertainment Law Symposium, Harvard Law School
October 25, 2014, Federal Bar Council Fall Bench and Bar Retreat
October 22, 2014, The American Lawyer
"Warner is represented by George F. Pappas, Jeffrey B. Elikan, Benjamin C. Block, Eric R. Sonnenschein and Jeremy D. Cobb of Covington & Burling LLP."
October 6, 2014, The American Lawyer
Covington is featured in this article regarding the firm advising the National Basketball Association on a media rights deals with Walt Disney Co. and Time Warner Inc.’s Turner Broadcasting System.
"The agreement comes on the heels of the NFL's renewal of its Sunday Ticket game package with DirecTV last week. Covington counseled its longtime client the NFL on ...
WASHINGTON, DC, July 17, 2014 — Covington on July 10 filed an amici curiae brief in support of the plaintiff-appellants in Hassan et al. v. City of New York, a case challenging the New York Police Department’s surveillance and infiltration program that targeted Muslim American communities. Covington filed the brief on behalf of Karen Korematsu, Jay Hirabayashi, ...
WASHINGTON, DC, May 30, 2014 — Covington & Burling advised Steve Ballmer on his agreement to purchase the Los Angeles Clippers from The Sterling Family Trust for $2 billion.
"I will be honored to have my name submitted to the NBA board of governors for approval as the next owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. I love basketball," Ballmer said in a statement. "And ...
May 30, 2014, Law360 - 5 Must-Know Facts About Ballmer's $2B Clippers Bid
Covington advised Steve Ballmer on his agreement to purchase the Los Angeles Clippers from The Sterling Family Trust for $2 billion. The firm is mentioned in the above articles regarding the deal. Law360 writes, "Steve Ballmer is represented in the latest deal by a Covington & Burling LLP team led by Doug Gibson, Scott Roades and Peter Zern, including Rob ...
February 28, 2014, Inaugural Penn Law Sports Law Symposium
March 8, 2013, 2d Annual Virginia Sports Law Symposium
February 1, 2013
May 8, 2012, Antitrust Institute
May 8, 2012, Antitrust Institute 2012: Developments & Hot Topics
October 1, 2010
WASHINGTON, DC, October 1, 2010 — Covington & Burling LLP today announced that six of its lawyers have been elected to the firm’s partnership.
The six new partners and their practices are as follows:
Tammy Albarrán (Litigation) focuses on SEC enforcement work, private securities class action litigation, derivative actions, and internal investigations. She ...
WASHINGTON, DC, October 10, 2007 — A court-appointed special master ruled yesterday in favor of the Atlanta Falcons and the NFL Management Council in connection with the Falcons’ attempt to recover more than $19 million in bonus money paid to now-suspended quarterback Michael Vick. Special Master Stephen B. Burbank, professor at the University of Pennsylvania ...
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