Ryan Fairchild Quoted on Esports Classification Concerns

Law360 recently wrote about the concerns with esports classifications, particularly with independent contractor classification issues.

Here is an excerpt in relation to the contract between FaZe Clan and Turney Tenney, also known as Tfue:

Outside the FaZe Clan case, a reason for the lack of litigation could be that players either make too little
or too much money to take action, said players’ attorney Ryan Fairchild, of counsel at Odin Law and

“I think players are intimidated by trying to go after teams, and then you have players who are very well
compensated, where the amount to gain would be negligible,” Fairchild said.

You can read the whole article here with a Law360 subscription: Esports Classification Concerns Persist As Gaming Grows

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