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Phil Hochberg – Former “Voice of the Redskins” and Lawyer Our Town with host Andy Ockershausen - Homegrown History

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Phil Hochberg, former “Voice of the Redskins” for 37 years and lawyer to major sports leagues, talks about his work both as a lawyer and sports announcer in and around Our Town. Hochberg discusses some of the influence he’s had on regulation and legislation impacting sports and the changes he’s seen especially as it relates to money flowing through sports today. Hochberg discusses the following with Ockershausen:

• Wilson High School | American University | Syracuse | George Washington Law School | Federal Communications Commission Career Start

• Practicing Law 54 Years | Member of Firm to Sole Practitioner | NFL, NBA, NHL, Nascar

• Hochberg 1969 Article on Cable Television in Sports Got NHL's Attention at the Time

• Stadium Announcer for Washington Senators - 1962 – 1968

• To Boston with Westinghouse then back to DC and Private Practice

• Law Practice: Administrative Law, Regulations and Legislation| Senator Pastore and Anti-Blackout Legislation

• On Developing Legal Representation of Sports in Washington DC

• On Passage of Copyright Bill in 1976 | Tax Exemption for Priority Seating Plan Contribution to Colleges

• On What College Coaches Get Paid Today

• Major League Baseball Making More Money Than Ever Despite Attendance Losses

• Jack Kent Cook and LA Kings

• "Voice of the Redskins" for 37 Years - Some Benefits

• Size Matters

• Player Representation

• Baseball's Salary Cap and the "Luxury Tax"

The entire transcript for this podcast episode can be found on our website here:

https://ourtowndc.com/phil-hochberg-lawyer/

A special thanks to Our Town sponsors Attorney Mike Collins, The Eric Stewart Group, Tony & Joe's Seafood Restaurant and Nicks Riverside Grill.

Phil Hochberg, former “Voice of the Redskins” for 37 years and lawyer to major sports leagues, talks about his work both as a lawyer and sports announcer in and around Our Town. Hochberg discusses some of the influence he’s had on regulation and legislation impacting sports and the changes he’s seen especially as it relates to money flowing through sports today. Hochberg discusses the following with Ockershausen:

• Wilson High School | American University | Syracuse | George Washington Law School | Federal Communications Commission Career Start

• Practicing Law 54 Years | Member of Firm to Sole Practitioner | NFL, NBA, NHL, Nascar

• Hochberg 1969 Article on Cable Television in Sports Got NHL's Attention at the Time

• Stadium Announcer for Washington Senators - 1962 – 1968

• To Boston with Westinghouse then back to DC and Private Practice

• Law Practice: Administrative Law, Regulations and Legislation| Senator Pastore and Anti-Blackout Legislation

• On Developing Legal Representation of Sports in Washington DC

• On Passage of Copyright Bill in 1976 | Tax Exemption for Priority Seating Plan Contribution to Colleges

• On What College Coaches Get Paid Today

• Major League Baseball Making More Money Than Ever Despite Attendance Losses

• Jack Kent Cook and LA Kings

• "Voice of the Redskins" for 37 Years - Some Benefits

• Size Matters

• Player Representation

• Baseball's Salary Cap and the "Luxury Tax"

The entire transcript for this podcast episode can be found on our website here:

https://ourtowndc.com/phil-hochberg-lawyer/

A special thanks to Our Town sponsors Attorney Mike Collins, The Eric Stewart Group, Tony & Joe's Seafood Restaurant and Nicks Riverside Grill.

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