The recent $261 million purchase of English Premier League franchise Fulham FC and the record-setting $68 million sale of Major League Soccer's Columbus Crew have landed roles for a handful of Am Law 200 firms. Meanwhile, Shearman and Snell & Wilmer are advising a potential purchaser of the National Hockey League's Phoenix Coyotes, and DLA Piper is acting as counsel to Major League Baseball's Chicago Cubs on a $500 million renovation plan for Wrigley Field. It's all in our semiregular look at sports and the law.
The Score: Firms Nab Roles on Team Sales, Stadium Plans
The Am Law Daily
August 2, 2013