Can Brady Sue the NFL for Defamation?

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Can Brady Sue the NFL for Defamation?


We are constantly being asked if Tom Brady can sue Roger Goodell and the National Football League for Defamation of Character. The answer is yes. The next question is whether he can win a defamation suit. The answer, again, is yes. The next question is whether Brady should or will sue for defamation. For that answer, watch for our blog post next week when we will address Tom’s lawsuit options in detail.


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James M. Lynch is the Managing Partner at Lynch & Owens, and is a frequent contributor to the Lynch & Owens Blog. Attorney Lynch’s areas of expertise including divorce, family law, personal injury, DUI defense and domestic violence cases. Attorney Lynch can be reached by phone at (781) 741-5000 or email at [email protected], or visit his bio page at