September 22, 2020
Taylor Porter Managing Partner Bob Barton and Associate Coulter McMahen delivered a virtual presentation on "Sports Law" to a law studies class at Loyola College Prep high school in Shreveport, Louisiana. McMahen is an alumnus of Loyola.
Barton and McMahen discussed several sports law topics and cases that have garnered news including NCAA student-athlete name, image & likeness litigation and legislation.
Taylor Porter attorneys represent colleges and universities in compliance and college sports law, including matters pertaining to NCAA, NAIA, and conference rules and regulations, and in other litigation, contract and compliance matters concerning their athletic departments. Our attorneys represent universities and their athletic departments through each phase of the infractions process from understanding the complexities of the initial investigation, to responding to all allegations, and then presenting the department’s case before the NCAA Committee on Infractions. Working in conjunction with our labor and employment practice attorneys, Taylor Porter also helps clients proactively institute measures to be in compliance and work to avoid investigation findings and compliance violations.