Litigators at Keker, Van Nest & Peters and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom also land runners-up honors in the case they’re handling for the PGA Tour involving antitrust claims brought by suspended golfers who have joined the professional golf tour’s upstart rivals at the LIV Golf Invitational Series. U.S. District Judge Beth Freeman this week denied three LIV players’ bid for a temporary restraining order allowing them to play in PGA Tour’s FedExCup Playoffs finding the players didn’t face irreparable harm given the significant guarantees they received for signing on with Saudi-backed LIV Golf. The Keker team is led by Elliot Peters, who argued the TRO, and includes Leo Lam, David Silbert, Brook Dooley, Eric MacMichael, Adam Lauridsen, Nick Goldberg, Tom Gorman, Nic Marais, Sophie Hood, Taylor Reeves, Nick Green, and Stephanie Goldberg. The Skadden team includes partners Anthony Dreyer, Karen Lent, Matthew Martino and Patrick Fitzgerald, counsel Peter Julian, and associates Michael Folger, Zachary Siegler, Katherine Calabrese and Adam Kochman. Read more.