Taft partner Fred Glass is quoted in the article, “Colleges and athletes navigating new name, image, likeness rules,” which was published by the Indianapolis Business Journal on Aug. 27. The article discusses steps being taken by schools to protect student-athletes as hundreds across the country have already signed name, image, and likeness (NIL) deals and partnerships.
Glass served as Indiana University’s athletics director when the deal with Opendorse was finalized, which offers a tool chest of resources to student-athletes looking for name, image, and likeness opportunities. Read the article here (subscription required).
Glass is a partner at Taft and focuses his practice on business law as well as issues involving sports/media/entertainment, higher education, employment, and government matters. Prior to joining Taft, he served as an Indiana University vice president and the director of intercollegiate athletics for nearly 12 years.