David Fleshman & Christine Colwell, NIL (2021)
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2021-09-29
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.