Bloomberg Law
July 28, 2020, 4:04 PM

New York Mets Bidding War Puts Big Law’s Wachtell in Crossfire

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez have turned to the law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in their bid to buy Major League Baseball’s New York Mets, leaving hedge fund mogul Steven Cohen looking for new representation.

Wachtell is representing Rodriguez, a former New York Yankees star-turned-ESPN broadcaster, and Lopez, an actor and entertainer, in the couple’s quest to acquire the team, five sources familiar with the discussions told Bloomberg Law. Wachtell previously counseled Cohen in a deal to buy the Mets that fell through in February, according to four sources.

Cohen is now in the market for new outside ...

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