Huddle Up with Gus
Huddle Up with Gus

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Lisa Riggins

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Lisa Marie Riggins — President, founding board member of FAIR (Fairness for Athletes in Retirement) and USO-Metro Senior Vice President and member of its executive team.  A graduate of Fordham University School of Law, Riggins was previously Assistant Prosecutor for Montgomery County Government and was Criminal Defense Attorney for Phillips Beckwith Hall & Chase. Married to NFL Hall of Famer John Riggins. Lisa tells us about her time growing as a military child and moving over 17 times until she graduated High School.  She played soccer as a child and explained how sports were a way for military children to be normal. She graduated from American University as a history major. Lived in New York city where  she was a model and actress. Went back to law school and became an attorney and prosecutor.  Stress drove her to the edge and then she found yoga. Now in a private practice and working for the USO Metro Lisa keeps busy by looking out for the Pre 1993 NFL Alumni.  FAIR, or Fairness for Athletes in Retirement, is a 501[c](3) nonprofit organized to represent the voices of NFL players who played before 1993 to help them obtain pension parity in the upcoming negotiation for the 2021 collective bargaining agreement (CBA). FAIR is committed to working with the NFLPA and the NFL to find a solution that allows for these great players and their loved ones to live with dignity. You can donate here: https://pensionparity.com     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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