New York High Court rules NFL player must mediate agent’s lawsuit

By Zachary Zagger (March 18, 2022, 8:18 p.m. EDT) — The New York Court of Appeals has rejected an offer by former New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis to avoid arbitration over his allegations that his former agent and personal attorney Neil Schwartz of Schwartz & Feinsod cheated him out of royalties from an iced tea drink sponsorship.

On Thursday, the New York High Court upheld an appeals court ruling that Revis must send claims against Schwartz, his firm, and his legal partner, Jonathan Feinsod, to National Football arbitration. League Players Association.

“Based on the allegations contained in the Complaint, alleging intertwined allegations of breach of…

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