On January 29 and 30, 2021, Associate Jay Shaaban helped coach the Chapman Law Alternative Dispute Resolution competition team in Tulane Law School’s annual Professional Football Negotiation Competition. The competition simulates real NFL contract negotiations using real-life scenarios and actual NFL free agents. The competition aims to sharpen the competitors’ negotiation skills and abilities to creatively develop a contract for their clients while testing their understanding of NFL contracts and the NFL collective bargaining agreement.
In helping Chapman’s teams prepare, Jay and fellow Chapman alumni attended numerous practices with the Chapman teams to share their knowledge of this competition and aid with their strategies for developing arguments to meet their clients’ objectives. Jay competed twice in this competition himself while attending Chapman Law School.