Who We Are

David A. Eddy

 

David A. Eddy is a founding partner of Cobb Eddy, PLLC as well as the managing partner of Cobb Eddy Sports Group, LLC.  As an attorney, David has garnered a reputation as a tireless advocate with a diverse background in civil, criminal, and sports/entertainment law. In addition to overseeing the firm’s day-to-day operations and strategic direction, David maintains an active practice, representing athletes and other individuals in contract negotiations, salary arbitration and overall support of their business and legal affairs.  Additionally, David serves as outside counsel to a diverse range of business entities, advising them of their legal and regulatory needs.

David began his career as a solo practitioner before co-founding the current firm in 2013.  While in private practice, David has represented hundreds of individuals, business entities, and  business owners, both as Plaintiff and Defendant, in a broad range of matters through all stages of litigation, including pre-trial, trial, and alternative dispute resolutions.  David has extensive experience in assisting his clients in the documentation of contractual relationships, including employment agreements,  independent contractor agreements and shareholder agreements.  In his role with Cobb Eddy Sports Group, LLC, David has represented numerous professional athletes with contractual negotiations with their respective teams and leagues, as well as representing them in disciplinary matters.

David is admitted to practice in the State and Federal Courts of Florida, as well being certified as an agent by the Major League Baseball Player’s Association (MLBPA) and as a contract advisor by the National Football League Player’s Association (NFLPA).

A native Floridian, David is also very active in the community, serving on the Board of Trustees of the iTrace Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the funding of traditional and clinical research on health care issues that affect the health care system, the health care worker, and the health care recipient.  David is a graduate of The Florida State University where he was a member of the 1999 national championship football team and earned his law degree from the Shepard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University where he was on the Dean’s List.

 

Memberships and Admissions

Florida Bar

United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

American Bar Association

MLBPA Certified Agent

NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor