MLB executive Rob Manfred to deliver keynote speech at SABR 43

SABR is pleased to announce that Rob Manfred, Major League Baseball's Executive Vice President of Economics & League Affairs, will be the SABR 43 keynote speaker on Friday, August 2, 2013, during the SABR Awards Luncheon at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.

Manfred is an Executive Vice President at MLB who reports directly to Commissioner Bud Selig. His areas of responsibility include Labor Relations and Human Resources. He is responsible for the relationship between the Clubs and the Major League Baseball Players Association, as well as the Human Resources functions of the Commissioner's Office.

Prior to joining Major League Baseball, Mr. Manfred was a partner in the Labor and Employment Law Section of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP in their Washington, D.C., office. He participated directly in the formulation and negotiation of economic and non-economic proposals for Major League Baseball in two separate rounds of collective bargaining. His other litigation experience includes the representation of employers in actions brought under the Railway Labor Act and various federal anti-discrimination statutes.

He is a member of the Labor Section of the American Bar Association and is a member of the Massachusetts and District of Columbia Bar Associations. He received his law degree magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1983, where he was an articles editor of the Harvard Law Review.

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This page was last updated June 4, 2013 at 3:18 pm MST.

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