Richmond Times-Dispatch Highlights Mit Winter on his Success as a Sports Attorney and Becoming a Nationally Respected Voice on Name, Image and Likeness

Richmond Times-Dispatch Highlights Mit Winter on his Success as a Sports Attorney and Becoming a Nationally Respected Voice on Name, Image and Likeness

Kennyhertz Perry attorney, Mit Winter, a former William & Mary basketball standout, was recently acknowledged by Richmond Times-Dispatch as one of the nation’s respected voices on the NCAA and name, image and likeness deals. Mit’s background as a Division I college basketball player makes him uniquely suited to assist and advise athletes, universities, and other clients with legal matters surrounding NIL opportunities and businesses.

“I think it helps a lot because I know what [happens] on the inside of college athletics. I know what the athletes are dealing with. I know what the coaches are dealing with. I know what the administrators are dealing with,” said Winter.

“If you’ve been inside — really, really deep inside — whatever industry it is, you know how things really work. And you just can’t have that perspective if you’re just an outsider observing things.”

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More About Kennyhertz Perry’s Collegiate Sports Practice Group

The need for an attorney experienced in collegiate athletics has never been higher. From assistance with compliance, eligibility, scholarship, and transfer issues, to advice and representation relating to the newly emerging name, image, and likeness laws and legislation, universities, conferences, coaches, and college athletes often need an attorney to advocate on their behalf and to assist and advise on these types of issues.

The team at Kennyhertz Perry is uniquely suited to guide universities and college athletes through all of these types of issues with respect to the multitude of rules and laws set forth by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), and the National Federation of High School Athletic Associations (NFHSAA).

The attorneys at Kennyhertz Perry all have years of experience advocating for clients in high stakes matters and advising them on related issues. In addition, and most importantly, attorney Mit Winter is a former Division I scholarship basketball player with extensive experience working on collegiate athletics legal matters. Mit has first-hand experience in understanding the pressures and demands faced by college athletes both on and off the field, and has represented a number of sports-related clients in his practice, including the Big 12 Conference, Conference USA, and the NCAA.

Mit is widely regarded as an expert in collegiate sports law and frequently writes on these legal issues. He is also the founder and chairman of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association’s Sports and Entertainment Law Committee and serves as a Regional Captain in the states of Kansas and Missouri for the Sports Lawyers Association’s (“SLA”) Outreach Committee.
Kennyhertz Perry’s college sports practice provides representation to those who are seeking an attorney with expertise to advise them on the myriad legal and compliance concerns prevalent in college athletics today. To learn more about the firm, visit

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