Paul Weiss Probe Exonerates NBPA Head, Details Legal Ties

, The Am Law Daily


An internal investigation of the National Basketball Players Association's business practices under executive director Billy Hunter conducted by Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison has cleared the former federal prosecutor of illegal activity but recommends potential changes to the union's leadership. A 229-page report issued by Paul Weiss also examines the union's relationship with outside counsel at Dewey & LeBoeuf, Howrey, and Steptoe & Johnson.

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