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Marc Edelman is an Associate Professor of Law at the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York. He specializes in sports law, antitrust, intellectual property, and gaming law.

Professor Edelman is cited by the media on a wide range of sports law topics, including how the Sherman Act applies to professional sports leagues, how gaming laws apply to fantasy sports contests, and the legal issues pertaining to NCAA amateurism. His publications on sports law have been cited by three Supreme Court briefs, numerous textbooks, and more than 100 law review articles.

A magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and a cum laude graduate of Michigan Law School, Professor Edelman began his professional career by practicing antitrust and sports law with the law firms Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom LLP and Dewey Ballantine LLP. He has also taught on the full-time faculty at the Barry University School of Law and at Rutgers School of Law-Camden.

During the summers, Professor Edelman teaches a course on Professional Sports and the Law at Fordham University School of Law. He also writes a column on sports law for Forbes SportsMoney, and provides legal consulting to clients in the areas of antitrust law, intellectual property, sports law and gaming law.


Practice Areas


  1. Gaming: 50%
    7 years
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 25%
    7 years
  3. Antitrust & Trade Law: 10%
    11 years
  4. Intellectual Property: 10%
    7 years
  5. Entertainment: 5%
    7 years



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Law Offices of Marc Edelman

205 E. 95th Street
New York, NY, 10128


NYCurrently registered 200403/13/2015

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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ProfessorBaruch College Zicklin School of Business2013 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorFordham Law School2010 - Present
ProfessorBarry University School Of Law2009 - 2013
ProfessorRutgers School of Law-Camden2008 - 2009
AssociateDewey Ballantine LLP2006 - 2008
AssociateSkadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, N.Y.2003 - 2006
Publication NameTitleDate
Western Reserve Law ReviewA Short Treatise on Amateurism and Antitrust Law2013
Florida Law ReviewThe Case for Protecting College Athletes' Publicity Rights in Commercial Video Games2013
Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment LawHow American Should Transform Its Sports Agency Laws To Conform With True Agency Principles2013
Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment LawA Short Treatise on Fantasy Sports and the Law2012
Stanford Journal of Law, Business and FinanceWill the NFL's Trademark Licensing Practices Survive Antitrust Scrutiny2011
Catholic University Law ReviewAre Commissioner Suspensions Any Different from Illegal Group Boycotts2009
Northwestern Journal of International Law and BusinessAntitrust and 'Free Movement' Risks to Expanding Professional Sports Leagues into Europe2009
Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law JournalWhy the Single Entity Defense Can Never Apply to NFL Clubs2008
University of Michigan Journal of Law ReformReevaluating Amateurism Standards in Men's College Basketball2002
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of MichiganSports ManagementMA - Masters2003
University of PennsylvaniaEconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science1999
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Federalist SocietyThe NCAA's 'Death Penalty' Sanction -- Reasomable Self-Governenace or an Illegal Group Boycott in Disguise2014
Speaker Series: Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate IntegrityPay to Play: Legal and Ethical Issues Surrounding College Sports and the NCAA2013
Rutgers University School of Law-Camden 3rd Annusal Sports & Entertainment Law SymposiumNCAA Amateurism and the Business of College Sports2013
New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionCongressional Regulation of the World of Sports2013
Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal SymposiumConcussion Condundrum: Legal and Medical Background of Concussions2013
Harvard Law School Sports Law SymposiumThe Stadium Experience2013
Arizona State University Fourth Annual Conference on Sports and Entertainment LawSteroids and Drug Testing2013
New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionThe Globalization of American Sports2012
New York County Bar Association‘Lin’tellectual Property: IP Issues in Representing Professional Athletes2012
New Jersey State Bar Association, Casino Law SectionLegal Issues in Online Gaming and Fantasy2012
Harvard Sports Law SymposiumThe Changing Face of Intercollegiate Athletics2011