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Robert (Bob) Lattinville

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Spencer Fane attorney Bob Lattinville

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Bob Lattinville Discusses the Pandemic’s Impact on Coaches’ Salaries in USA Today

Spencer Fane partner Bob Lattinville recently provided insight for an article featured in USA Today discussing universities’ response to economic challenges and how that has affected coaches’ pay.

Bob Lattinville Honored as 2020 NLJ Sports & Entertainment Trailblazer

Spencer Fane attorney Robert “Bob” Lattinville was recently named as a 2020 Sports and Entertainment Trailblazer by the National Law Journal (NLJ).

“Best Lawyers in America” Recognizes 79 Spencer Fane Attorneys

Spencer Fane is pleased to announce that 79 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Attorneys are recognized in their respective practice areas.

Roger Denny and Robert Lattinville Publish Athletics Directors’ Salary Database

Spencer Fane attorneys Roger Denny and Robert Lattinville recently published 2020 FBS Athletics Directors’ Compensation Database as part of an annual comparison of contracts.

Robert Lattinville Provides Insight into Coaches’ Contracts During Scandals

Spencer Fane attorney Robert Lattinville was recently quoted in an article for USA Today on coaches’ contracts and compensation.

Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville’s Football Coaches’ Salary Database Cited in Multiple Publications

Spencer Fane attorneys Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville conduct research annually in conjunction with USA Today to compile college coaches’ salary databases. For NCAA college football salaries, they’ve developed databases for head coaches, assistant coaches, and strength coaches.

“Best Lawyers in America” Recognizes 70 Spencer Fane Attorneys

Spencer Fane is pleased to announce that 70 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Attorneys are recognized in their respective practice areas.

Bob Lattinville Interviewed by USA Today on College Baseball Coaches’ Salaries

Spencer Fane attorney Bob Lattinville was recently interviewed for an article in USA Today on the factors contributing to high salaries for college baseball coaches.

Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville Publish 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Salary Findings in USA Today

Spencer Fane attorneys Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville were recently published in USA Today as instrumental contributors to the publication’s annual release of NCAA Men’s Basketball coaches’ salaries. 

Bob Lattinville Interviewed by USA Today on Coaches’ Bowl Game Bonuses

Spencer Fane attorney Bob Lattinville was recently interviewed for an article in USA Today on the growing trend of high performing athletes skipping college football bowl games, possibly affecting coaches’ bonuses that are contingent on winning bowl games.

Spencer Fane Salary Database Cited in Multiple Articles

USA Today, New York Times, SFGate and Fox Business recently cited research conducted by Spencer Fane attorneys Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville in multiple articles. The articles specifically referred to the 2018 NCAAF Coaches Salary Database, which you can find here.

“Best Lawyers in America” Recognizes 59 Spencer Fane Attorneys

Spencer Fane is pleased to announce that 59 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Attorneys are recognized in their respective practice areas.

Spencer Fane Athletic Director Salary Database Cited in Multiple Publications

The Kansas City Star and Lawrence Journal-World recently cited research conducted by Spencer Fane attorneys Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville in multiple articles discussing Jeff Long’s agreement to serve as athletic director at the University of Kansas.

Bob Lattinville Analyzes Cause of Increasingly Complex College Coach Contracts

Spencer Fane attorney Bob Lattinville was recently interviewed for an article in The Texas Tribune that investigated the factors causing progressively lengthy and complicated negotiations of college coaches’ employment contracts.

Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville Identify Trends in FBS Athletic Director Compensation

Spencer Fane attorneys Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville recently published an article in AthleticDirectorU (ADU) analyzing the data in their Athletic Director Database made in collaboration with USA Today.

Spencer Fane Market Analysis Cited By North Carolina Public Radio

North Carolina Public Radio (WUNC) recently cited research conducted by Spencer Fane attorneys Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville in an article detailing the highest paid salaries in college athletics.

Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville Analyze Trends in Athletics Director Compensation

Spencer Fane attorneys Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville recently published an article in AthleticDirectorU (ADU) analyzing the data in their Athletic Director Database made in collaboration with USA Today.

Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville Write Article on Effects of Intermediate Sanctions Tax on Athletic Departments

Spencer Fane LLP attorneys Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville recently published an article in AthleticDirectorU (ADU) discussing the details and consequences of the intermediate sanctions tax on college coaches, athletic directors, and other highly paid employees of tax-exempt organizations.

Spencer Fane Market Analysis Cited by Sports Business Journal

Sports Business Journal recently cited research conducted by Spencer Fane LLP attorneys Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville in an article detailing the most critical issues facing university athletic departments in 2018.

Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville Publish Article on FBS Assistant Football Coaches’ Contract Trends

Spencer Fane LLP attorneys Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville recently collaborated to write an article published in AthleticDirectorU (ADU) that summarizes the findings from their recent collaboration with USA Today on a database of assistant football coach salaries. In the ADU article, they discuss their observations related to trends in the data, including compensation disparities between head coaches and their staff in each of the Autonomy 5 conferences.

Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville Write Article on New Tax Act’s Impact on College Coaches’ Compensation

Spencer Fane LLP attorneys Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville recently collaborated to write an article published in AthleticDirectorU about effects of the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on coaches’ compensation. The article discusses the nuances of the new act, its impacts and the possible strategies for universities moving forward.

Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville Publish D1 Football Assistant Coach Salary Database in USA Today

Spencer Fane LLP attorneys Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville were recently published in USA Today as instrumental contributors to the publication’s annual release of top collegiate assistant football coach salaries across all Division I conferences. USA Today collaborates with the Spencer Fane sports practice duo to prepare the compensation survey, which you can read here.

Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville in New York Times and AthleticDirectorU

In a New York Times article titled “How the Big Ten Got Back to the Top of College Football,” Spencer Fane attorney Bob Lattinville is interviewed about how the Big Ten’s previous lows in football were directly related to its current highs. He mentions that “In 2014, maybe the shine had come off,” he said. “That can be helpful, in the sense that if your fan base’s expectations aren’t out of whack, or your biggest booster isn’t threatening to withhold a check, that’s helpful.”

Bob Lattinville and Roger Denny Publish Coaching Salary Findings in USA Today

Spencer Fane LLP attorneys Bob Lattinville and Roger Denny were recently published in USA Today as instrumental contributors to the publication’s annual release of top collegiate head football coach and assistant coach salaries across the FBS conferences. USA Today collaborates with the Spencer Fane sports practice duo to prepare the compensation survey, which you can read here.

Multiple Publications Cite Athletic Director Compensation Survey by Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville

The FBS Athletic Directors’ Compensation Survey written by Spencer Fane attorneys Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville and published in AthleticDirectorU has received attention from several publications.

“Best Lawyers in America” Recognizes 58 Spencer Fane Attorneys

Spencer Fane is pleased to announce that 58 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Attorneys are recognized in their respective practice areas ranging from white collar criminal defense and environmental litigation to bankruptcy and tax law.

Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville Interviewed by HoopsHD

In an article about spiraling salaries for D-1 Men’s basketball coaches, HoopsHD recently interviewed Spencer Fane attorneys Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville.

Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville Publish College Athletic Directors Compensation Survey

In another of their ongoing articles for AthleticDirectorU, Spencer Fane attorneys Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville recently published the FBS Athletic Directors’ Compensation Survey.

Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville Provide Insights into NCAA Men’s Basketball Coaching Salaries

As part of their ongoing research and analysis into NCAA coaching salaries and contracts, Spencer Fane attorneys Roger Denny and Bob Lattinville are publishing their findings – and insights gleaned from those findings – in a series of articles with AthleticDirectorU.

Spencer Fane Attorneys Publish Coaching Salary Findings in USA Today

Spencer Fane LLP attorneys Bob Lattinville and Roger Denny were recently published in USA Today as instrumental contributors to the publication’s annual release of top collegiate head football coach and assistant coach salaries across all Division I conferences.

“Best Lawyers in America” Recognizes 47 Spencer Fane Attorneys

Spencer Fane is pleased to announce that 47 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Attorneys are recognized in their respective practice areas ranging from white collar criminal defense and environmental litigation to bankruptcy and tax law.