Bond, Schoeneck & King Hires John Lengthy, Strengthening NCAA Compliance Observe – Sports activities Regulation Professional

Shared from final Thursday’s Sports activities Litigation Alert:

John Lengthy, a seasoned sports activities lawyer specializing in NCAA compliance issues, has joined Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC, a high-profile chief in that sports activities legislation area of interest for greater than 20 years.

Lengthy was beforehand at Lewis Brisbois, becoming a member of that agency as a associate a couple of 12 months in the past. Previous to that, he was at Jackson Lewis P.C., beginning in September of 2016. Lengthy has labored intently with sports activities lawyer Gregg Clifton, who beforehand led the sports activities legislation follow at Jackson Lewis and now at Lewis Brisbois.

John Lengthy

“It’s a privilege to hitch BSK as a agency member,” Lengthy instructed the Alert. “Over the previous few a long time, Bond has established itself because the go-to legislation agency for institutional illustration in NCAA infractions issues and it’s my objective and intention to assist make sure that Bond stays the business customary for years to return.”

Lengthy, who earned his bachelor’s diploma from The College of Texas at Austin and his legislation diploma from Marquette College Regulation Faculty (incomes the celebrated Nationwide Sports activities Regulation Institute’s Certificates of Sports activities Regulation), joined Jackson Lewis from Michael Greatest & Friedrich. There, he was a senior counsel member within the agency’s Labor and Employment Relations Observe Group and led its NCAA and Athletic Compliance Observe.

Previous to becoming a member of Michael Greatest & Friedrich, Lengthy owned and operated his personal agency the place he specialised in investigations, NCAA infractions illustration, NCAA and Title IX compliance opinions, Tutorial Efficiency Program Knowledge Opinions and Athlete-Agent issues.

When Lewis Brisbois employed him final 12 months, the agency famous that he “has intensive expertise and success in greater training issues involving collegiate athletics, representing dozens of universities in NCAA compliance and infractions issues. He’s thought of essentially the most achieved NCAA infractions appeals legal professional within the nation.”