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David Fleshman & Christine Colwell, NIL (2021)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-09-29

Duration: 00:36:30

Subjects: College sports | College athletes | Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Business


  • Fleshman, David C. Speaker
  • Colwell, Christine M. Speaker


This episode of the series “Newsmakers” features a speech by David C. Fleshman and Christine M. Colwell before a meeting of the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on September 29, 2021. Fleshman is a partner and Colwell is an associate at Breazeale, Sachse, and Wilson in Baton Rouge. They discuss: name, image, and likeness (NIL) or the right of publicity; the change in NCAA policy for student-athletes and NIL; high profile deals; Louisiana’s NIL law; and the concerns for businesses in making NIL deals with college athletes. They also answer questions from the audience.