Ronald Klempner

Deputy General Counsel at National Basketball Players Association

Ronald Klempner

Ronald Klempner

Deputy General Counsel at National Basketball Players Association

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Ron is our Board Chairperson. Ron is Senior Counsel over Collective Bargaining for the National Basketball Players Association, the certified labor union for all players in the National Basketball Association and Women’s National Basketball Association. Ron has championed the rights of the players against management through five separate rounds of collective bargaining, including through the six-month owner-imposed lockout in 1998, and has represented NBA and WNBA players in every discipline and contract case brought since he joined the union staff in 1993. Ron graduated from Binghamton University in 1984 and Hofstra Law School in 1987, and previously served as a law clerk to the Second Circuit United States Court of Appeals, and a litigation associate at the firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. Through his work with Fostering Change for Children, Ron hopes to help create a supportive environment for children in need similar to what he was lucky enough to receive when many friends, neighbors and family members stepped up to help raise him after the passing of his mother. Ron is married with two children.

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Co-Founder at Fostering Change for Children

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Former Director of Finance at National Basketball Players Association

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Former Vice President & Head, Investor Relations at Aetna, Inc.

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Former Regional Head-Technology, Media & Telecommunications Practice at Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc.

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Senior Vice President, Asset Management Group at Torchlight Investors LLC

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Professional at Going Places Travel Services, Inc.

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Director, Fixed Income Finance Desk at Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. (Broker)

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Trustee at NBPA-NBA SUPPLEMENTAL BENEFIT PLAN

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President, Administration at National Basketball Association, Inc.

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Deputy General Counsel at National Basketball Players Association
Education
Graduate
Class of 1987

The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University is located in Hempstead, New York. Founded in 1970 and accredited by the ABA in 1971, the school offers a JD, a joint JD/MBA degree, and LL.M degrees in American Law (for foreign law graduates) and Family law. Hofstra Law School is located on the southern portion of the 240-acre (0.97 km2) Hofstra University campus, in Hempstead, New York. The school was renamed to the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University in September 2011.

Graduate
Class of 1984

The State University of New York at Binghamton, also known as Binghamton University is a public research university in the U.S. state of New York. The university is one of the four university centers in the State University of New York (SUNY) system. Since its establishment in 1946, the University has grown from a small liberal arts college, Harpur College, to a large doctoral-granting institution, presently consisting of six colleges and schools, and is now home to nearly 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university's main campus is located in the Town of Vestal, with a secondary education center located in the nearby downtown Binghamton. Binghamton University is currently ranked 89th among the 262 national universities ranked in the 2013 U.S. News America's Best Colleges and Universities ranking and has been called a "Public Ivy".

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Deputy General Counsel
Current

The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) is the union for current professional basketball players in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Established in 1954, the NBPA mission is to ensure that the rights of NBA players are protected and that every conceivable measure is taken to assist players in maximizing their opportunities and achieving their goals, both on and off the court.

Litigation Associate
Prior

Founded in 1931, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been a preeminent provider of legal services for more than 80 years. Widely recognized by those covering the legal profession as best in class, Weil’s lawyers regularly advise clients globally on their most complex Litigation, Corporate, Restructuring, and Tax and Benefits matters. With 20 offices worldwide – 9 in the United States and 11 outside the United States – Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business.

Clerk
Prior

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (in case citations, 2d Cir.) is one of the thirteen United States Courts of Appeals. Its territory comprises the states of Connecticut, New York, and Vermont, and the court has appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts: District of Connecticut, Eastern District of New York, Northern District of New York, Southern District of New York, Western District of New York, District of Vermont.

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