Jones Day (Miami)

Marc A. Weinroth

Jones Day (Miami)
Lawyer (of Counsel)

Marc Weinroth is a Counsel at Jones Day. He litigates commercial disputes using a practical approach informed by his in-house background, helping clients navigate complex issues from both legal and business perspectives. Marc has significant sports law experience involving litigation, transactions, and internal investigations. Marc’s recent sports-related matters include representing more than a dozen universities in In re : NCAA Student-Athlete Concussion Injury Litigation, a federal multidistrict litigation consolidating more than 500 putative class actions ; defending a major university in two state court football concussion lawsuits ; representing a major university in four lawsuits involving student-athlete health and safety issues ; counseling universities about state legislation and NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) rules concerning student-athlete name, image, and likeness rights ; representing a global technology company in a construction litigation concerning the IT infrastructure for an NFL/MLS (National Football League/Major League Soccer) stadium ; conducting an investigation for a major university relating to Department of Justice and NCAA probes into corruption in Division I men’s college basketball ; and drafting coaching employment agreements. Prior to joining Jones Day, Marc served as assistant general counsel for three years at the University of Miami, where he oversaw a variety of areas including the day-to-day Athletic Department legal portfolio. He negotiated and drafted agreements involving sponsorships and naming rights and led investigations into potential NCAA rule violations. Previously, Marc practiced for seven years in the complex commercial litigation group at an international law firm in Miami, where he represented Fortune 500 clients. Marc has spoken extensively on collegiate sports issues and serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law.

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524 Bulletin

Louis K. Fisher, Tiffany D. Lipscomb-Jackson, Craig A. Waldman, Chris R.J. Pace, Marc A. Weinroth, Matthew A. Kairis The US Supreme Court prohibits an association from restraining student-athlete education-related benefits while recognizing the association still retains considerable flexibility to regulate such benefits (NCAA / Alston)


The Court’s ruling that certain NCAA rules violate antitrust law opens the door for student-athletes to receive additional benefits. But it does not extend to compensation relating to athletic performance, conferences remain free to pass their own rules independently, and universities may decide (...)

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