NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fordham Law School announces the appointment of Karen Hoffman Lent as associate director of the Fordham Competition Law Institute. Lent is a partner at Skadden and a 1991 graduate of Fordham Law. She joins FCLI Director James Keyte in providing leadership for the institute, which will present its 45th annual conference on international antitrust law and policy at Fordham on September 5-7, 2018.
At Skadden, Lent represents a wide variety of clients in antitrust, sports, and other complex litigation matters at both the trial and appellate court levels. She also provides general antitrust counseling, advising clients on compliance with basic antitrust statues, including issues relating to competitor collaborations, unilateral conduct, and distribution.
She has handled antitrust litigation involving price-fixing, group boycotts, monopolization, other restraints of trade, and class actions, and her clients have included Pfizer Inc, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, International Paper Company, and IASIS Healthcare. In antitrust and sports law, she has extensive experience counseling professional sports leagues and teams, and she has represented the NCAA, NBA, NFL, NHL, Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, and Arena Football league in litigation, and she has provided advice on various issues to Madison Square Garden, the PGA Tour, and the Colleague Licensing Corporation.
Sports Business Journal named her a 2016 Power Player in sports law and featured her on its 2013 40 Under 40 list. She is admitted to the bar in New York and for the U.S. courts of appeals for the second, fourth, and ninth circuits, as well as the U.S. district courts for the eastern and southern districts of New York.
Organization: Fordham Competition Law Institute