While still a college basketball player at Duke University, Zion Williamson signed an agency agreement with Prime Sports Marketing and its founder, Gina Ford. Six weeks later, Williamson announced he found a better deal and was (fast) breaking the contract to team up with another agent. He then filed suit in the Middle District of North Carolina seeking a declaratory judgment that his contract with Prime Sports Marketing and Ford was void as a matter of law. Six days later, Ford filed suit in Florida seeking $100 million in punitive damages, while also claiming Prime Sports Marketing sent Williamson’s stepfather $100,000 as an advance on his earnings and that he…
Lindley Law is pleased to announce Trey Lindley’s election to Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite in Litigation for 2021. Business North Carolina magazine sends ballots to all active North Carolina lawyers asking them for the state’s best practitioners in their respetive fields. This year fewer than 4% of North Carolina’s 28,000 active attorneys were selected as Elite and Trey was recognized in the field of Litigation.