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Fantasy Football … er … Lawyering

I have served as the commissioner of my fantasy football league for a decade. I've also never won. Perhaps I am a masochist. Or maybe insane. Regardless, I remain in charge of a frustratingly painful organization that requires me to spend hundreds of dollars and hours watching men I will never meet perform a sport I will never play. Normally, the commissioner position is despised, avoided and disrespected. After all, who in their right mind would want to schedule a fantasy draft and collect dues from a mixture of strangers and friends? The position is a three-headed monster: Frustrating, thankless and pro bono. I have, however, learned a lot about management that correlates directly to my job as a young lawyer ...

Originally published April 4, 2012
Last updated July 17, 2018
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