The Bullpen

By pgandhi [Thursday, March 8th, 2012]

2013 NYLS Jodi Balsam 28.WEBJodi S. Balsam (faculty advisor to The Official Review) is an Associate Professor of Law at New York Law School where she teaches Legal Practice, Sports Law, and the Judicial Externship Seminar. Prior to joining NYLS, she taught in the Lawyering Program at New York University School of Law. Before joining academia, Professor Balsam was the National Football League’s Counsel for Operations and Litigation, where she managed litigation in all areas of law, oversaw a variety of policy and operational matters, and administered the League’s internal dispute resolution processes and compliance program. Prior to the NFL, Professor Balsam was a litigation attorney with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where she represented a wide range of clients, including in the entertainment and sports industries, in antitrust matters and complex litigation. She served as a law clerk for Chief Judge Dennis Jacobs of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Judge Charles Brieant of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.


JacquiLamerJacqui Lamer (’14) is a third year law student at New York Law School with an interest in Sports Law.  She grew up an avid sports fan, and after managing her college’s tennis teams, working as primary racket stringer, and managing her school’s mascot, as well as doing other odd jobs in the athletic department, Jacqui knew she wanted to continue working in sports in her legal career.  She has played tennis her entire life, including serving as captain for her high school and college teams.  Now, at NYLS, she is the President of the Sports Law Society and Co-Chair of the 5th Annual Sports Law Symposium.  Jacqui has appeared on the video blog “Law and Batting Order” in a segment called “The Huddle,” and looks forward to joining the huddle again.  She loves writing for “The Official Review,” while getting to research and expand her knowledge of sports law.


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