NFL-Goodell selects NY lawyer to lead Dolphins probe

A prominent New York-based lawyer was appointed to direct an independent investigation into the Miami Dolphins’ workplace following allegations of bullying inside the team’s locker room, the NFL said on Wednesday. Attorney Ted Wells of the law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison was appointed by National Football League Commissioner (NFL) Roger Goodell and will prepare a report that will be made public, the league said in a statement. Wells, who was not given a specific timetable to deliver the report, was appointed three days after Dolphins starting lineman Richie Incognito was suspended for conduct detrimental to the team after bullying and abuse allegations were made by Miami offensive tackle Jonathan Martin. “Ted Wells will have full authority to investigate as he deems appropriate.

November 7, 2013 8:04 am

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