Miami Dolphins “Bullying” Saga Becomes the Harvard Law Show

ata_howard-martinMiami Dolphins’ Jonathan Martin, who was subjected to racial epithets and “bullying” by teammates doesn’t have to travel far for good counsel. Dolphin’s Martin Offensive Line Includes Harvard Law Parents. Regarding his mother, the the Sun-Sentinel has this to say:

Howard-Martin now is a corporate lawyer for Toyota in Los Angeles. But for nearly two decades she litigated employment-law cases, spoke at legal symposiums as an expert on the subject and wrote articles for legal journals with ambitious headlines like, “A Critical Analysis of Judicial Opinions in Professional Employment Discrimination Cases.”


She also wrote a cautionary USA Today article in 2002 that applies directly to her son’s current issue. Its headline: “Stop workplace harassment in your company.”

Meanwhile, the NFL has hired Harvard Law grad and OBABL Power 100 honoree Ted Wells to investigate the matter. From USA Today:

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has appointed Ted Wells, a prominent New York-based criminal lawyer, to direct an independent investigation into issues of workplace conduct involving the Miami Dolphins.

Wells will prepare a report for Goodell that will be made public.

Read the full article here.


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