Jim Acho, a partner in our Livonia office, was featured in this week’s “Sidebar of the Week” in Michigan Lawyers Weekly. The article focuses on his sports law practice, specifically representing retired athletes. Hall of Famer Lem Barney was his first client out of law school and, for the past 15 years, Acho has represented retired players from across the country. Acho describes the stark reality of representing players from the 1950s through 1980s who are suffering with serious health issues, including CTE from numerous concussions, and often can’t afford their prescriptions. He is currently handling over two dozen concussion claims for retired NFL players. Seeing their suffering firsthand solidifies his drive to better the lives of retired players.
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Jim Acho is a partner in our Livonia office where he concentrates his practice on sports and entertainment law, plaintiff’s personal injury, labor and employment law, and law enforcement defense. He may be reached at (734) 261-2400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.