Sanctioned NFL player must cover legal fees in poaching suit

By Max Jaeger (May 13, 2022, 2:35 p.m. EDT) — New York Giants wide receiver Kenny Golladay must cover more than $15,000 in attorney fees for his former agency after flouting a subpoena in litigation over whether he was poached by a rival, a Michigan judge has said.

In an order Thursday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Anthony P. Patti overturned Golladay and approved $14,929 in attorneys’ fees to cover Honigman LLP’s representation of former offshore agents at Clarity Sports International LLC. The judge declined to award fees for the work of Dowd Bennett LLP, finding them “excessive and redundant” with the work of Honigman’s attorneys.

Clarity said it cost them just over $20,000…

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