US law firm, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom is making the executive vice president and chief legal officer of the National Basketball Association a partner.
Jeffrey Mishkin represented several sports leagues as a partner at Proskauer Rose before joining the NBA in 1992. He joins Skadden Arps on 1 January.
Skadden Arps executive partner. Robert Sheehan describes Mishkin as “one of the leading sports lawyers in the United States” and says he will be a great addition to the firm's sports practice.