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Joseph Longo
USC Gould School of Law

Joseph Longo

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: August 10, 2021




Joseph Longo is approaching his third decade as a certified Major League Baseball agent. As president of Paragon Sports International LLC, he has represented 27 first round draft picks, 21 MLB All Stars, 21 Gold Glover and Silver Slugger award recipients, he has won landmark arbitration cases and negotiated record-breaking free agent deals. Moreover, he has been a practicing attorney for 30 years, with a long history of successful and vigorous representation.

He graduated from Brown University, where he was a starter on the Brown University football team. Longo later received his law degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. He is a member of the Sports Lawyers Association, State Bar of California, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association and The Wealth Counsel. He has served as an expert panelist at the Loyola Sports Law Institute: Collective Bargaining and Individual Contract Negotiation; the USC Gould School of Law: Entertainment Law and Business forum; and the State Bar of California Certified: Negotiation for Lawyers – Lessons from Baseball Salary Arbitration Cases. He also teaches Baseball Arbitration courses as an adjunct professor at Loyola Law School.

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Kenosha News
January 24, 2022
Re: Franita Tolson

Franita Tolson was interviewed about Republicans' success in blocking voter rights legislation. "A lot of states have voter I.D. laws, but it's important to distinguish between types of voter I.D. laws to the extent that a state has a restrictive one," she said. "But what we saw in the wake of the Shelby County decision was states enacted more restrictive voter IDs, voter I.D. laws because they don't have to preclear with the federal government."

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