The future of the Los Angeles Clippers continues to be in question. Richard “Dick” Parsons was just named the new interim CEO of the Clippers, and he is one of many attorneys-turned-businessmen who are playing a key role in the future of the pro basketball team.
A graduate of the Albany Law School, where he ranked at the top of his class, Parsons was an attorney on Gov. Nelson Rockefeller’s (R-NY) staff, news reports said. He followed Rockefeller to the White House when Rockefeller was vice president, and then Parsons then went to work for Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler, the New York law firm.