University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School (Philadelphia) Duane Morris (Philadelphia)

Kenneth L. Shropshire

University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School (Philadelphia), Duane Morris (Philadelphia)
Special Counsel and Professor

Shropshire serves as Special Counsel at the global law firm Duane Morris LLP, working primarily on sports related matters. Shropshire’s blend of legal and business consulting clients include the National Football League and Major League Baseball. His legal work also includes contract negotiations for sports related matters with an emphasis on executive contracts. He also works extensively with sports entrepreneurs ranging from an entity focused on cutting edge scouting for hockey to the representation of the creator of a new sports league. He is also Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Shropshire is a 1980 graduate of Columbia Law School and a graduate of Stanford University.

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Kenneth L. Shropshire The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit rules that an association may limit the number of available scholarships and place restrictions on those awarded without committing antitrust violations in the market for scholarships granted to student athletes (Agnew / NCAA)


Many of the most impactful cases in the history of sports law are antitrust based. Those cases range from a 1920s foundational case granting baseball’s antitrust exemption to the series of landmark cases evaluating the move by the Raider’s NFL franchise back and forth between Los Angeles and (...)

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