In addition to his full-time role as a law professor, Professor Edelman is the founder of Edelman Law, where he provides legal consulting and expert witness services to businesses in the commercial sports, entertainment and online gaming industries. Some of Professor Edelman’s recent clients include a Major League Baseball team, the Arena Football League Players Union, and several online fantasy sports providers.
Professor Edelman is regularly cited by the media on a wide range of topics including how the Sherman Act applies to professional sports leagues, how gaming laws apply to fantasy sports contests, and how both labor laws and antitrust laws apply within the college sports industry.
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 firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom LLP. Thereafter, Professor Edelman has practiced both litigation and transactional law in the sports and intellectual property practice groups of Dewey Ballantine LLP.