Six Am Law Firms Help Bring Big League Soccer to NYC

, The Am Law Daily


Doing their part to launch a surefire local rivalry for Major League Soccer's New Jersey–based New York Red Bulls, Akin Gump, DLA Piper, Herrick Feinstein, and Paul Hastings all landed roles on the $100 million deal announced this week to create the New York City Football Club. The new team, a joint venture between Major League Baseball's New York Yankees and the English Premier League's Manchester City F.C., could ultimately move into a $340 million stadium that MLS and its lawyers from Fried Frank and Proskauer Rose hope to see completed by 2016.

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