Kennyhertz Perry Attorney Mit Winter Quoted in Article Discussing U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision to Review Alston v. NCAA Decision

Kennyhertz Perry Attorney Mit Winter Quoted in Article Discussing U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision to Review Alston v. NCAA Decision

Mit Winter was quoted in an article by Front Office Sports discussing today’s announcement by the U.S. Supreme Court that it will review a lower court’s decision in the Alston v. NCAA case.  The lower court’s decision found that NCAA bylaws that limit college athletes’ ability to receive educationally related payments and benefits from their

Mit Winter Featured in Lead1 Association Video Podcast Discussing Newly Allowed Benefits for College Athletes

Mit Winter Featured in Lead1 Association Video Podcast Discussing Newly Allowed Benefits for College Athletes

Kennyhertz Perry attorney Mit Winter was recently featured on the LEAD1 Association’s new video podcast series, The LEAD1 Angle, discussing the new benefits and cash payments certain college athletes can now receive as a result of the Alston v. NCAA decision.  LEAD1 Association represents the athletics directors and athletics programs of the 130 member universities

Mit Winter Leads Webinar on College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Laws and College Athlete Compensation

Mit Winter Leads Webinar on College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Laws and College Athlete Compensation

Kennyhertz Perry attorney Mit Winter recently led a webinar on potential college athlete name, image, and likeness laws and college athlete compensation.  In the webinar, he covered the state-level NIL bills that have already been passed, potential federal NIL bills, potential NAIA and NCAA legislation, things universities can do to prepare for when NIL compensation

NCAA’s Division II Legislation Committee Advances Name, Image, and Likeness Proposals

NCAA’s Division II Legislation Committee Advances Name, Image, and Likeness Proposals

The Division II Legislation Committee this week recommended several legislative proposals that would permit college athletes at Division II schools to be compensated for the use of their name, image, and likeness (NIL).  The Division I Legislation Committee has not yet issued its initial proposals, but is expected to do so by September 1. The

College Athletes File New Lawsuit Against NCAA Seeking Damages Relating to Name, Image, and Likeness Restrictions

College Athletes File New Lawsuit Against NCAA Seeking Damages Relating to Name, Image, and Likeness Restrictions

A new putative antitrust class action was filed last week against the NCAA and the Power 5 conferences on behalf of two separate classes of current and former college athletes.  The lawsuit seeks damages allegedly resulting from the NCAA’s restriction on college athletes receiving compensation for the use of their names, images, and likenesses (NILs). 

Senator Marco Rubio Introducing Federal Bill That Would Require NCAA to Allow College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Compensation

Senator Marco Rubio Introducing Federal Bill That Would Require NCAA to Allow College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Compensation

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) announced today that he will be introducing a federal bill that would require the NCAA to create bylaws that allow college athletes to be compensated for the use of their names, images, and likenesses (NILs).  The bill would also require that the NCAA allow college athletes to hire attorneys and agents

Mit Winter Featured as Expert in Article on College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Laws

Mit Winter Featured as Expert in Article on College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Laws

College sports journalist Matt Brown highlighted Mit Winter as an expert on college athlete name, image, and likeness compensation in an article for his Extra Points newsletter.  Topics covered include Florida’s new college athlete NIL law, similar laws in other states, and where things are headed with the NIL issue in the future. “Winter points