Sports Law Team to Present CIPA Seminar on the State of NIL Compensation
Chicago, Ill. (September 18, 2023) – Phoenix Partner and Chair of Lewis Brisbois' Collegiate & Professional Sports Law Practice Gregg E. Clifton and New York Associate Christina Stylianou will present on the current state of NIL (Name, Image, and Likeness) student athlete compensation at the 33rd Annual Legal Education Seminar. This event will be co-hosted by the Central Illinois Paralegal Association (CIPA) and McLean County Bar Association (MCBA) in Bloomington, Illinois on September 22 at 11:30 a.m. CT.
This 60-minute presentation, titled “The Mercurial World of NIL: Wait 15 Minutes and It Will Change,” will explore the current and future state of collegiate sports as it pertains to NIL compensation. Mr. Clifton and Ms. Stylianou, who have recently published several blogs on the topic, will discuss coming legislation and how the landscape of collegiate amateurism will continue to rapidly evolve. CLE credits are available.
Mr. Clifton is the chair of Lewis Brisbois' Collegiate & Professional Sports Law Practice and a member of the firm's Entertainment, Media & Sports and Labor & Employment Practices. He has extensive experience in the collegiate and professional sports world and has advised numerous professional franchises on a range of labor and employment issues, including Title III ADA regulatory compliance and wage and hour issues. Mr. Clifton is also an editor of The Official Review, Lewis Brisbois’ sports law blog.
Ms. Stylianou is a member of Lewis Brisbois’ Entertainment, Media & Sports and Collegiate & Professional Sports Practices. She focuses on advising clients on sports law matters, as well as New York State labor law and construction litigation, architecture and engineering defense, and general liability.