Professor Michael LeRoy has published extensively on antitrust in professional sports, unionization of college football players, immigration and employment policy, strikes and lockouts, and arbitration. He has testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources; consulted with the President’s Council of Economic Advisers in connection with the Taft-Hartley labor dispute involving Pacific Maritime Association and International Longshore Union; and served as an advisor to the President's Commission on the United States Postal Service.
Prof. LeRoy has been interviewed by C-SPAN on the NFL lockout, and his published research on collective bargaining for college football players has appeared in widely read blogs, such as Salon. Recently, he published Collective Bargaining in Sports and Entertainment (Aspen, 2014). His research has been cited by three federal appeals courts, and the supreme courts of Minnesota and Mississippi. He has published in Northwestern University Law Review, UCLA Law Review, Southern California Law Review, Emory Law Journal, Stanford Law & Policy Review — and recently, in “How a ‘Labor Dispute’ Would Help the NCAA,” 81 U Chi L Rev Dialogue 44 (2014) (https://lawreview.uchicago.edu/page/how-%E2%80%9Clabor-dispute%E2%80%9D-would-help-ncaa).