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Hemenway & Barnes Represents Players in Pittsburgh “Jock Tax” Challenge


Stephen W. Kidder, M. Patrick Moore, and Ryan P. McManus are representing the Major League Baseball Players Association, National Hockey League Players Association and National Football League Players Association in a lawsuit challenging Pittsburgh’s income tax on professional athletes. Hemenway & Barnes has successfully challenged the constitutionality of similar taxes in Ohio and Tennessee.

Steve Kidder has been widely quoted in the press regarding the lawsuit, including the following articles:

Pair of Attorneys Seek ‘Jock Tax’ Hat Trick in Pittsburgh Suit,” Big Law Business

Pro athletes, players’ unions seek to halt Pittsburgh ‘jock tax',” Tribune-Review


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