Spencer Fane attorney Roger Denny was recently interviewed for an article in USA Today explaining new guidance from the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service that could allow universities to avoid the excise tax on highly paid coaches.
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 partner Andy Lester provided the premise for a recent editorial in The Oklahoman regarding free speech on college campuses. After hearing Andy speak at the University of Oklahoma’s “Legal Issues in Higher Education” program, The Oklahoman published an editorial aligned with Andy’s thesis. Additionally, Andy’s remarks from the program were repurposed in an abridged commentary for Oklahoma online outlet, Nondoc.com.
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.
Spencer Fane partner Roger Denny recently participated as a panelist at the Collegiate Sports Summit held in Santa Monica, California. Roger’s presentation focused on the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) on intercollegiate athletics departments.
Spencer Fane partner Roger Denny was recently interviewed for an article in Tax Notes Today discussing possible technical errors in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act which may benefit athletic departments at public universities.
Spencer Fane LLP attorney Roger Denny was recently quoted in the Raleigh News & Observer’s PolitiFact in an article analyzing the “market rate” for NCAA athletic director salaries.
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.
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.
Spencer Fane LLP Partner Roger Denny was recently quoted in USA Today in an article about the new tax bill’s impacts on college sports. Some provisions in the bill could potentially cause increases in cost of coaches’ compensation, a possible decrease of donor contributions, and other related consequences.
In an article about Oklahoma’s higher education system, Spencer Fane Partner Andy Lester was quoted in The Oklahoman on the task force’s newly approved recommendations.
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.
In a recent Houston Chronicle article about a university administrator stepping down due to allegations of misconduct, the publication interviewed Spencer Fane attorney Charissa Dvorak to gain insights from her work in the area of investigations into misconduct at universities.