Joining the holding of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Berger v. NCAA, a federal district court in California has found that college football players are not “employees” for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act or California Wage orders. Dawson v. NCAA involved players in the Pacific Athletic Conference (PAC-12) in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Ken SulzerSteve Katz, and Sarah Kroll-Rosenbaum from Constangy’s Los Angeles-Century City Office represented the NCAA and the PAC-12. Don Prophete of our Kansas City Office represented the NCAA and three colleges, and Jim Goh of our Denver Office represented one college, in the Seventh Circuit Berger case.