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Mark Humenik

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Humenik is Vice President and General Counsel of Athletes First, a sports agency located in Irvine, California. Notable clients of the firm include Carson Palmer, Ray Lewis, Aaron Rodgers, Brandon Jacobs, Mark Sanchez, Reggie Wayne, John Lynch, and Matt Hasselbeck. Mark received his B.B.A. in 1992 from the University of Notre Dame with a dual concentration in finance and accountancy, and then his J.D. in 1995 from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Over the course of his extensive legal career, Mark has represented clients involved in litigation before state and federal courts throughout the United States, while also serving as lead counsel for clients in a number of private arbitrations. Mark also represented Athletes First clients in various legal-related matters, including disciplinary appeals involving the NFL Commissioner's Office and grievance hearings arising under the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement. Mark co-authored Taking Off the Gloves: The Return of Hard Bargaining Tactics to the Collective Bargaining Arena.


J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law