Christine A. Montenegro Discusses MLW Media's Antitrust Suit Against WWE on SportsWise Podcast
Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Christine A. Montenegro was the featured guest on SportsWise: A Podcast About Sports and the Law hosted by Gabriel Feldman, Professor of Sports Law at Tulane University, in the episode “Battle Royal: WWE Gets Slammed in Court.” In the podcast, Ms. Montenegro discusses the antitrust lawsuit of Kasowitz’s client MLW Media against WWE alleging that WWE has monopolized and attempted to monopolize the market for the sale or licensing of media rights for professional wrestling programming in the United States. Ms. Montenegro also discussed how the firm successfully defeated WWE’s motion to dismiss by, inter alia, defining the relevant market and alleging that professional wrestling programming is a niche market segment without meaningful substitutes.
Christine A. Montenegro, partner at Kasowitz Benson Torres, represents clients in commercial disputes, securities fraud, bankruptcy litigation, constitutional law, defamation and products liability litigation. Her clients include major investment firms, financial institutions and corporations. Ms. Montenegro has been named on Crain’s New York’s inaugural list of Leading Women Lawyers in New York City and recognized as a Top Latino Lawyer by Latino Leaders Magazine. She was also named as a Women Worth Watching by Diversity Journal and shortlisted as a Rising Star in Litigation for Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards. In addition, she was recognized on Benchmark Litigation’s Under 40 Hot List.