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Tom DePaso currently serves as Associate General Counsel for the NFL Players Association (NFLPA). Duties include filing grievances under the NFL-NFLPA CBA, mediating player/agent grievances pursuant to the NFLPA Regulations Governing Contract Advisors, and prosecuting disciplinary cases under those Regulations. He acts as attorney to the Professional Athletes Foundation (charitable organization which provides funds to needy former players) and provides legal services for the NFL Coaches Association. DePaso is also a member of the salary cap committee which sets the NFL's salary cap under the CBA each season. Previously, DePaso performed similar responsibilities for players in the United States Football League Players Association and Arena Football League Players Association.

DePaso received his BS in Accounting from Penn State University and his JD from Catholic University. He was a member of the Penn State football team, where he started for two years. He went on to play for the Cincinnati Bengals from 1978-79.