In re: National Collegiate Athletic Association Athletic Grant-In-Aid Cap Antitrust Litigation

Northern District of California, cand-4:2014-md-02541

Declaration of K. Lent

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1 Sean Eskovitz (SBN 241877) Patrick Hammon (SBN 255047) WILKINSON WALSH + ESKOVITZ LLP SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER & 2 11726 San Vicente Blvd., Suite 600 FLOM LLP Los Angeles, CA 90049 525 University Avenue, Suite 1100 3 Telephone: (424) 316-4000 Palo Alto, CA 94301 Facsimile: (202) 847-4005 Telephone: (650) 470-4500 4 Facsimile: (650) 470-4570 5 Beth A. Wilkinson (pro hac vice) Brant W. Bishop, PC (pro hac vice) Jeffrey A. Mishkin (pro hac vice) 6 Alexandra M. Walsh (pro hac vice) Karen Hoffman Lent (pro hac vice) Brian L. Stekloff (pro hac vice) SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER & 7 Lori Alvino McGill (pro hac vice) FLOM LLP Rakesh N. Kilaru (pro hac vice) Four Times Square 8 WILKINSON WALSH + ESKOVITZ LLP New York, NY 10036 2001 M Street NW, 10th Floor Telephone: (212) 735-3000 9 Washington, DC 20036 Facsimile: (212) 735-2000 Telephone: (202) 847-4000 10 Facsimile: (202) 847-4005 11 Attorneys for Defendants NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC 12 ASSOCIATION and WESTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE 13 14 Attorneys for Defendant NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC 15 ASSOCIATION 16 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 17 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 18 OAKLAND DIVISION 19 IN RE: NATIONAL COLLEGIATE MDL Docket No. 4:14-md-02541-CW 20 ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION ATHLETIC 21 GRANT-IN-AID CAP ANTITRUST DECLARATION OF KAREN HOFFMAN LITIGATION LENT IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANTS' 22 JOINT MOTIONS IN LIMINE 23 Date: July 19, 2018 Time: 2:30 p.m. 24 This Document Relates to: Judge: Hon. Claudia Wilken 25 ALL ACTIONS 26 27 28 DECLARATION ISO DEFENDANTS' MDL No. 4:14-md-02541-CW JOINT MOTIONS IN LIMINE 1 I, Karen Hoffman Lent, declare: 2 1. I am a partner at the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, 3 attorneys for Defendants National Collegiate Athletic Association ("NCAA") and Western Athletic 4 Conference ("WAC") in this action. Unless otherwise noted, I make this declaration based on my 5 own personal knowledge and knowledge gained through my representation of the NCAA and the 6 WAC in this case, and if called upon to do so, I would testify competently to the facts set forth 7 herein. 8 2. Attached as Exhibit A is a compilation of the thirty challenged NCAA rules that 9 existed in identical form when this Court ruled in O'Bannon v. NCAA, 7 F. Supp. 3d 955 (N.D. 10 Cal. 2014) and their pre-O'Bannon counterparts. 11 3. Attached as Exhibit B is a compilation of the five challenged NCAA rules that are 12 identical in every substantive way to the corresponding versions that existed pre-O'Bannon. 13 4. Attached as Exhibit C is a compilation of the three challenged NCAA rules that, 14 since pre-O'Bannon, have only changed to reflect the permission of cost-of-attendance athletic aid, 15 as required in O'Bannon. 16 I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America that the 17 foregoing is true and correct. Executed this 2nd day of July, 2018 at New York, NY. 18 19 DATED: July 2, 2018 20 SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER & FLOM LLP 21 By: /s/ Karen Hoffman Lent KAREN HOFFMAN LENT 22 Counsel for Defendants National Collegiate Athletic Association and 23 Western Athletic Conference 24 25 26 27 28 1 DECLARATION ISO DEFENDANTS' MDL No. 4:14-md-02541-CW JOINT MOTIONS IN LIMINE