Basketball Legend Oscar Robertson Retains Markovits, Stock & DeMarco to Represent Him in Landmark Antitrust Case Against the NCAA et al

Joining forces with Celtics great Bill Russell, UCLA star Ed O’Bannon and a host of former collegiate athletes, Oscar Robertson has sued the NCAA, Collegiate Licensing Company, and Electronic Arts claiming those entities improperly profited from using his likeness and image in violation of antitrust laws. The case is captioned In re NCAA Student-Athlete Name…

Ohio Attorney General Appoints Markovits, Stock & DeMarco Special Counsel in Freddie Mac Securities Fraud Case.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine appointed Markovits, Stock & DeMarco to serve as Special Counsel for Ohio Public Employees Retirement System who, in turn, is serving as Lead Plaintiff in the securities fraud class action litigation against Freddie Mac for misleading the investing public regarding its exposure to toxic subprime mortgage loans. The case, Civil Action No. 4:08-cv-160, is in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio before the Honorable John R. Adams.