In response to the groundbreaking changes in college sports and the new–found freedom of student–athletes to commercialize and sell rights to their name, image, and likeness (“NIL”), Foley’s Sports & Entertainment Group has formed a multi–disciplinary task force comprised of attorneys who are actively engaged in advising various stakeholders through their emergent needs. In the next installment of Foley’s “Business of Sports” series, Foley’s NIL Task Force will lead a 1.5 hour program on the legal and business issues exploding across the college sports landscape, including the latest developments around NIL and the drive to characterize college athletes legally as employees of their respective schools.
During the first half of the program, Foley NIL Task Force members will review the current legal landscape in college sports and the latest developments. The discussion will include a review and analysis of:
During the second half of the program, Foley lawyers will lead a roundtable discussion with our knowledgeable group of special guests (see below) who represent a cross–section of interests in college sports and will offer first–hand experiences with the changing paradigms.
CLE credits will be applied for in all applicable states. Foley & Lardner LLP certifies that this activity has been approved for California MCLE Credits by the State Bar of California. Foley & Lardner LLP is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider.