Edward Garvey
Founder “Fighting Bob”
A lawyer, politician and activist, Ed Garvey has a long history of advocating for progressive state and national issues. He received public attention in his role as executive director for the National Football League's Players Association, gaining national recognition for work on developing antitrust laws that countered restrictions put on player’s freedom of movement between different football teams. After leaving the NFLPA, Garvey served as deputy attorney general in Wisconsin under Bronson La Follette, specializing in environmental issues. Garvey also became a prominent leader with Wisconsin labor groups. Garvey is the editor and publisher of the political website ‘FightingBob.com’, focusing on Wisconsin and national issues from a center-left perspective.