Bloomberg Law
July 22, 2020, 3:21 PM

O’Melveny Breaks Through Virus Slowdown With Women’s Soccer Deal

Elizabeth Olson
Elizabeth Olson
Special Correspondent

The sports world might be largely shut down due to coronavirus, but O’Melveny & Myers has snapped up work despite a tough environment for sports deals on the creation of a women’s soccer team set to play in Los Angeles.

The team founded by a group of mostly female celebrities and athletes came together despite the fact that organized sports is facing the daunting task of protecting players and still retaining the interest of fans during the global pandemic when players, staff and spectators are at risk. The National Women’s Soccer League expansion team is dubbed “Angel City” after its ...

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