Bloomberg Law
Jan. 26, 2022, 11:30 AM

NFL’s Giants Add Big Law Practice Leader to New Executive Team

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

The New York Giants, having just hired a new executive to oversee their football operations, also looked to their longtime outside counsel this month to expand their in-house legal team.

Richard Hernandez, a former chair of the antitrust and sports practices at McCarter & English, confirmed via email that he started Jan. 3 as a vice president and assistant general counsel with the Giants. He now reports to William Heller, the team’s general counsel and a fellow former McCarter partner.

The Giants, fresh off a 4-13 season in the National Football League, fired their former head coach and general manager ...

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