On February 16, 2023, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed HB 7B, which makes several amendments to Florida’s name, image, and likeness (NIL) law, adding Florida to the growing list of states loosening prior state NIL restrictions. Florida was one of the first states to enact NIL legislation, which provided the state with guidance and rules
Grant Williamson is an associate in the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group. Grant provides counsel to clients in commercial real estate transactions, general corporate matters, and commercial financing, including commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions (including the acquisition and financing of long term care and senior housing facilities), corporate formation and management, and secured lending and loan modifications.
He has experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating financing documents, construction documents, purchase and sale agreements, ground lease and space lease agreements, operating agreements, and other documents and agreements for various real estate development projects.
He also frequently contributes to Conduct Detrimental, a leading sports law blog and podcast, on topics including name, image, and likeness (NIL) in college sports; corporate structure and governance; real estate matters; and social activism in sports.