BA, cum laude, Duke University
MA, JD, with honors, Duke University
Gabe Feldman is one of the leading voices in sports law in the U.S. Feldman's extensive experience in sports law includes representing a variety of sports entities while he was in private practice, and he continues to act as a consultant for a number of clients in the sports industry. He is regularly quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and other newspapers, and he has made numerous appearances on national television and radio programs. He currently serves as the on-air legal analyst for the NFL Network.
Feldman is the editor of The Sports Lawyers Journal, a law journal devoted to the study of sports law, and The Sports Lawyer, a monthly online newsletter. He also served as a sports law contributor to the now-defunct Grantland.com and the Sports Law Blog. He is director of publications for the Sports Lawyers Association; co-authored of one of the leading sports law casebooks in the country, Sports Law: Cases and Materials; is on the Articles Review Board for the Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport; and has been published in a variety of journals and periodicals. Much of his writing focuses on the intersection of antitrust, labor, intellectual property law and the sports industry. He also serves as a mediator and arbitrator.
Feldman serves on the board of directors of the Sports Lawyers Association and Athletes for Hope, a nonprofit organization created to harness the power of sports to impact social change. He also is the director of Special Olympics in New Orleans, serves on the board of directors for the regional Anti-Defamation League office and the New Orleans Jewish Community Center, and is a member of the NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports. He joined Tulane in 2005 and teaches Antitrust, Sports Law, Negotiation and Mediation and Contracts. He has rbeen appointed Reporter for the Uniform Law Commission Study on College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness. In 2019, Feldman was awarded the Sher Garner Professorship in Sports Law, the nation’s first fully-endowed professorship dedicated to sports law, funded by alumni and longtime supporters Leopold and Karen Sher and James and Tracie Garner.
Awards & Honors
Young Leadership Council Role Model Award, 2017
President’s Award for Graduate and Professional Teaching, 2013