Prior to joining the NFL, Kevin was an associate in the Labor & Employment department at Proskauer Rose. He also has experience working in licensing and marketing for the NBA. Kevin graduated from Johns Hopkins University and earned his law degree with honors from New York Law School.
Kevin Manara serves as Labor Relations Counsel for the NFL. His responsibilities include the administration and enforcement of the League’s policies on performance-enhancing substances, personal conduct and substances of abuse. Kevin represents NFL clubs in grievances filed by players under the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement and advises clubs on a variety of contractual, disciplinary and other labor-related matters. Kevin was a member of the NFL Management Council’s bargaining team during negotiations that resulted in the 2011 CBA. Kevin also provides advice to the NFL Human Resources department on employment-related matters.