Bloomberg Law
June 24, 2020, 10:33 PMUpdated: June 29, 2020, 11:08 PM

MLB Lawyers, Proskauer Help Bring Baseball’s Return (Corrected)

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

There might not be fans in the stands, but there are plenty of lawyers at baseball’s negotiating table.

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association came to a truce of sorts Tuesday that will initiate a 2020 season delayed for three months by the coronavirus pandemic.

The agreement came after weeks of intense negotiations between lawyers representing players and the league’s 30 teams that ultimately ended with MLB commissioner Robert Manfred Jr. implementing the terms of a previous accord reached in March.

The talks involved dozens of in-house lawyers and at least a half-dozen law firms, ...

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