US Soccer spends $9.2m on Latham services

Documents show soccer federation also paid $2.1m to Morgan, Lewis & Bockius







The US Soccer Federation has revealed it paid nearly $9.2 million to Latham & Watkins for legal advice related to its dispute with members of the US women’s national team.


The dispute concerned alleged pay disparities between men and women US national football team players.


Documents published on the US Soccer Federation’s website showed that almost $9.2 million was paid in legal fees to Latham & Watkins


In the year ended 31 March 2021, the federation also paid $2.1 million in legal fees to Morgan, Lewis & Bockius and $1 million to Crowell & Moring.