One of Hunter’s daughter’s,
, worked at Howrey and is now special counsel at Steptoe. Another daughter,
, serves as the union’s director of player benefits, while daughter-in-law and attorney
Megan Natsuko Inaba
is the NBPA’s director of special events and partnerships.
Paul Weiss litigation cochair Theodore “Ted” Wells Jr., litigation partner David Brown, and associate Amy Gold are leading a team from the firm advising the six-member special committee on its internal probe. Hunter has recused himself from the process in order to ensure a fully independent internal inquiry.
While Paul Weiss’s fees for advising the NBPA have not yet been made public—the union is expected to file its next annual report in June—pro basketball-related assignments can get pricey, as league management has learned.