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Fordham Athletics Partners with Dan Lust and Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP for NIL Matters

Fordham University director of athletics Ed Kull has announced a partnership with Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP to advise the Rams with Name, Image, and likeness (NIL) matters for their student-athletes. “We are thrilled to be working with Dan Lust and Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP,” said Kull. “Dan’s expertise and knowledge will help us…
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Another Personal Injury Firm, Another NIL Deal

Mike Morse Law Firm, Michigan’s largest personal injury law firm it has announced it has teamed up with University of Michigan linebacker Mike Morris on a Name, Image, Likeness (NIL) campaign.With the Wolverines off to a 9-0 start, attorney and founder Mike Morse felt “there was no better time to reach out to Mike Morris, who has been a defensive star throughout the 2022…
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Did the Drake Group Just Step into the Ring with the Knight Commission?

The Drake Group has established a new non-profit organization under the fiscal 501(c)(3) sponsorship of the Players Philanthropy Fund – THE DRAKE GROUP EDUCATION FUND. On the surface, this “better positioned” the Drake Group to shape the discourse on collegiate athletics, similar to the Knight Commission. Andrew Zimbalist, Drake President explained, “Doing so will enable…
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NCAA CLARIFIES INTERIM NIL POLICY

By Gregg E. Clifton, of Lewis Brisbois On October 26, the NCAA Division I Board of Directors unanimously approved a series of measures that had been supported by the Division I Council to specifically clarify how schools can actively become involved in name, image, and likeness (NIL) activities for their enrolled students. Acknowledging the continuing growth and…
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Personal Injury Attorney Signs NIL Deal with Class of 2023 Women’s Basketball Recruit

Louisiana personal injury attorney Gordon McKernan has signed a Name, Image, & Likeness (NIL) deal with Mikaylah Williams, the nation’s No. 1 recruit in the Class of 2023 for women’s college basketball. Williams verbally committed to Coach Kim Mulkey of the Louisiana State University’s Lady Tigers Basketball team earlier this year. When asked about his decision…
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JOHN LONG TO SPEAK AT ABA ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS INDUSTRIES CONFERENCE

Lewis Brisbois Partner John Long will speak at the upcoming American Bar Association (ABA) Annual Entertainment & Sports Industries Conference, hosted at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas from October 6-8. In an informative 60-minute panel on October 6 at 12:15 p.m. PT titled “Breaking into the Industry: Entertainment & Sports,” Mr. Long and his…
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District of Columbia Opens Door to NIL for High Schoolers

The District of Columbia Athletics Association has opened the door to NIL for prep athletes in that state with the following revision to its 2022-2023 handbook regarding Amateur Status. Specifically, it reads: “These provisions are not intended to restrict the right of any student to participate in a commercial or marketing endorsements provided there is…
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Financial Company Focuses on Golfers with NIL Play

Transcend Capital Advisors announced yesterday a multi-year name, image, and likeness (NIL) partnership with 18-year-old amateur golfer Caleb Surratt, currently ranked #29 in the World Amateur Golf Rankings (WAGR). Surratt has had seven straight top-ten finishes in amateur events this year and was previously the number-one ranked junior golfer in the world, according to the…
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Spry/Accelerate selected to assist CCCAA with Name-Image-Likeness compliance

Spry/Accelerate, whose goal is “to help college athletic departments and student-athletes navigate new and evolving name, image and likeness (NIL) laws and regulations,” have been selected by the California Community College Athletic Association to assist its 110 member colleges with NIL compliance. California Senate Bill 26 (SB 26), passed in 2021, requires student-athletes at the…
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Obsesh and Limitless NIL combine forces to give NCAA athletes a direct-to-fan platform for 1:1 virtual coaching

Obsesh, an online sports marketplace for fans to book 1:1 personalized coaching from their favorite pro and NCAA athletes, has announced a new partnership with Limitless NIL Agency. Now, Limitless athletes have a direct-to-fan platform to monetize their unique sports talents to coach, mentor, and connect the next generation of sports stars. Launching first on Obsesh from…
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