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8TH ANNUAL NATIONAL BASEBALL ARBITRATION COMPETITION: JANUARY 28-30, 2015          

Registration for the 2015 Tulane National Baseball Arbitration Competition is now open!

Entry fee for team of two: $560
Entry fee for team of three: $600

For information about registration, please visit 2015 Registration Form 

Please do not hesitate to contact Hamilton Wise (hwise@tulane.edu) or Andrew Respess (arespess@tulane.edu) with any questions that you may have at tulane.baseball.arbitration@gmail.com.  

 

ABOUT THE COMPETITION 

The National Baseball Arbitration Competition, run by the Tulane Sports Law Society, is a simulated salary arbitration competition modeled closely on the procedures used by Major League Baseball (MLB). Like most law school moot court competitions, the National Baseball Arbitration Competition's main goal is to provide participants with the opportunity to sharpen their oral and written advocacy skills. However, the competition is unique in that it allows law students to sharpen these skills within the specialized context of MLB's salary arbitration proceedings. The competition is held annually in the early part of the spring academic semester at Tulane University Law School. Additionally, at the conclusion of the arbitration competition the Sports Law Society hosts a panel of experts to discuss legal issues related to baseball.

Please check out Jerry Crasnick's ESPN story on the competition. It can be found here: Jerry Crasnick's TNBAC Story  

 

2015 COMPETITION DOCUMENTS 

 2015 Arbitration Competition Rules
 

 
 
 
2015 JUDGES AND SPEAKERS COMING SOON 

2014 JUDGES AND SPEAKERS 

  •    Andrew Bassett, Coordinator, Pro Scouting of the Chicago Cubs
  •    John D'Angelo, Manager, Salary & Contract Administration, MLB
  •    Jon Fetterolf, Partner, Williams & Connolly LLP in Washington D.C.
  •    Jay Franklin, Baseball Agent, BBI Sports Group
  •    Marc Kligman, Baseball Agent, Total Care Sports Management
  •    Nick Krall, Director of Baseball Operations of the Cincinnati Reds 
  •    Nona Lee, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the Arizona Diamondbacks 
  •    Cayce Peterson, Attorney, The Lambert Firm, PLC
  •    Jay Reisinger, Partner, Farrell & Reisinger, LLC 
  •    Zack Rosenthal, Director, Baseball Operations/Asst. General Counsel of the Colorado Rockies 
  •    Teddy Werner, Vice President, Business Development of the Milwaukee Brewers
  •    Alex Winsberg, Director, Legal Affairs & Risk Management of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 
 
 

2014 TNBAC FINALISTS 

Congratulations to the following teams and participants for making the 2014 TNBAC Semifinals: 

Champions:  Emory (Team 4): Greg McMillin and Matt Wilson

Runners-Up
:  Chicago-Kent (Team 25): Steve Gross, Steve Bertholomey, and Jaret Glazer

Semifinalists
:  Indiana (Team 34): Ben Lewis and Hamed Bayat

Semifinalists:  Miami (Team 15): Ryan Appel, Josh Brandsdorfer, and Jamie Sadler

 

2014 COMPETITION DOCUMENTS 

 2014 National Problems 

Salary Arbitration Guide 

Sample Briefs:  Andrew Bailey Nelson Cruz Jordan Zimmerman 

Sample Exhibits:  Andrew Bailey   

 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION  

 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the competition, please do not hesitate to contact us at tulane.baseball.arbitration@gmail.com, or talk to Hamilton Wise (hwise@tulane.edu) or Andrew Respess (arespess@tulane.edu), the Baseball Arbitration Co-Chairs.
 

 


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