Kennyhertz Perry LLC
Kennyhertz Perry is a full-service, Kansas City-based boutique business and litigation law firm representing clients in various industries, including the higher education and collegiate sports industries. The firm’s attorneys provides a unique mix of top law firm quality expertise, practical experience, and pragmatic business solutions.
Kennyhertz Perry’s collegiate sports attorneys have represented universities, conferences, governing bodies, and businesses in a wide variety of high-profile collegiate sports related matters. These matters have included, among others, NCAA compliance issues, challenges to the legality of NCAA bylaws, assistance with conference realignment matters, litigation relating to coaching changes and buyouts, negotiation and litigation relating to conference broadcast agreements, drafting and negotiation of name, image, and likeness deals with athletes, resolution of intellectual property issues, drafting and negotiating sponsorship contracts and license agreements, assisting with objections to open records requests, Title IX analysis, and concussion litigation.
Distinguishing Kennyhertz Perry’s college sports attorneys from other outside counsel is the presence of attorney Mit Winter, a former Division I basketball player who has assisted numerous collegiate sports organizations with their legal issues. Mit Winter played basketball at The College of William & Mary and has represented businesses, individuals, and organizations such as the University of Kansas, the Big 12 Conference, Conference USA, and the NCAA in collegiate sports law matters. Mit is regarded as an expert on collegiate sports law issues, including name, image and likeness (NIL) laws and policies, and is frequently sought out by the media to comment on recent developments in this area.