Karen Hoffman Lent

Karen Hoffman Lent, Associate Director, Fordham Competition Law Institute

Associate Director, Fordham Competition Law Institute

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Karen Hoffman Lent is associate director of the Fordham Competition Law Institute.

As a partner at Skadden, Lent represents a wide variety of clients in antitrust, sports, and other complex litigation matters at both the trial and appellate court levels. She also provides general antitrust counseling, advising clients on compliance with basic antitrust statues, including issues relating to competitor collaborations, unilateral conduct, and distribution.

She has handled antitrust litigation involving price-fixing, group boycotts, monopolization, other restraints of trade, and class actions, and her clients have included Pfizer Inc, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, International Paper Company, and IASIS Healthcare. In antitrust and sports law, she has extensive experience counseling professional sports leagues and teams, and she has represented the NCAA, NBA, NFL, NHL, Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, and Arena Football league in litigation, and she has provided advice on various issues to Madison Square Garden, the PGA Tour, and the Colleague Licensing Corporation.

Sports Business Journal named her a 2016 Power Player in sports law and featured her on its 2013 40 Under 40 list.


J.D., Fordham Law School, 1999 (Law Review)
B.S., Johns Hopkins University, 1995

Bar Admissions

New York
U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Fourth, and Ninth Circuits
U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York